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Re: Mathematica vs MacOS 8.5

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  • Subject: [mg14791] Re: Mathematica vs MacOS 8.5
  • From: Selwyn Hollis <shollis at>
  • Date: Wed, 18 Nov 1998 01:28:54 -0500
  • Organization: fair
  • References: <72jdfa$>
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I have been using Mathematica 3.0.1 and Mac OS 8.5 for a few weeks now,
and haven't had any _serious_ problems. The Appearance extension
problem is gone, or at least far more benign. I have experienced some
type-rendering strangeness, but that may be related to some known
issues with Adobe Type Manager 4.0.2. (I stubbornly stick to Postscript

Also, the annoyance of delayed evaluation with AppleTalk active still

Thanks for bringing up this topic.


Gianluca Gorni wrote:

> Hello Mathematica users on the Mac!
> I am considering upgrading my MacOS to version 8.5. But this hangs on
> whether it works properly with Mathematica. I particular, does the
> appearance bug still exist in 8.5?
> Any experience?
> Best wishes,
>                  Gianluca Gorni
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> Gianluca Gorni
> Universita` di Udine
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~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Dr. Selwyn Hollis
Associate Professor of Mathematics
Armstrong Atlantic State University
Savannah, GA 31419 USA

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