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RE: Re: Useful Dumb Us

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  • Subject: [mg9068] RE: [mg9020] Re: [mg8988] Useful Dumb Us
  • From: Ersek_Ted%PAX1A at
  • Date: Thu, 9 Oct 1997 01:42:48 -0400
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at

|I watch other dumb users sit down at some of these programs and "get it"
|almost immediately.  So therefore I conclude that MMA is hard to use,
|even though it is not hard for me personally, and in fact I find it very

I know what you mean.  I try very hard to get people on board, and seldom 
get anywhere.  I know a few PhD's who don't want bother learning Mma.   I 
have a very hard time converting people because I don't work at an 
organization with lots of researchers and PhD's.

I think the problem is that once people get used to using one system, it's 
very hard to switch them to another.

     Ted Ersek

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