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RE: Re: Undocumented 3.0 Featu

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  • Subject: [mg13601] RE: [mg13589] Re: Undocumented 3.0 Featu
  • From: Ersek_Ted%PAX1A at mr.nawcad.navy.mil
  • Date: Fri, 7 Aug 1998 03:08:05 -0400
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

I looked at the output of;

In[1]:=
?A*

In[2]:=
?B*

In[3[]:=
?C*

etc.

For each output displayed I took a closer look at the symbols I haven't
herd  of before
(ie.  ?ArgumentCountQ).   I am very familiar with the Kernel so I had a 
pretty good idea which features are officially documented.  I spent
about  1/2 hour a day on this for about ten days.

I think one of the developers once said the undocumented features are
not  completely tested, and may be removed or changed in future
versions.  Keep  that in mind, and use them at your own risk.


Ted Ersek

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|From: "murray"@math.umass.edu at PMDF@PAXMB1 To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
|To: ersek ted; "mathgroup"@smc.vnet.net at PMDF@PAXMB1 |Subject: [mg13601] [mg13589]
Re: Undocumented 3.0 Features |Date: Monday, August 03, 1998 6:16AM |
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|Ersek_Ted%PAX1A at mr.nawcad.navy.mil wrote: |
|: A list of undocumented 3.0 Kernel commands is shown below. |
|What did you do to discover that list of undocumented kernel commands?
|(Bribe a kernel developer?)
|
|Is there any official statement anywhere abou whether it's "safe" to
use |such undocumented commands, that is, whether they might well
disappear |or change in future versions?
|
|
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