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Re: Mathematica vs MacOS 8.5

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  • Subject: [mg14930] Re: Mathematica vs MacOS 8.5
  • From: asari at math.uiuc.edu (ASARI Hirotsugu)
  • Date: Fri, 27 Nov 1998 03:49:28 -0500
  • Organization: The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • References: <72jdfa$39n@smc.vnet.net> <72tpdm$idr@smc.vnet.net> <73djm6$6f3$2@dragonfly.wolfram.com>
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In article <73djm6$6f3$2 at dragonfly.wolfram.com>, asari at math.uiuc.edu
(ASARI Hirotsugu) wrote:

> In article <72tpdm$idr at smc.vnet.net>, Selwyn Hollis
> <shollis at peachnet.campus.mci.net> wrote:
> 
> > Gianluca,
> > 
> > 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
> > fonts.)
> > 
> > Also, the annoyance of delayed evaluation with AppleTalk active still
> > remains.
> > 
> > Thanks for bringing up this topic.
> > 
> > Cheers,
> >    Selwyn
> > 
> > 
> > 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
> > >
> 
> Hmmm....  I recently upgraded to 8.5, but Mathemtaica 3.0.1 doesn't load
> completely.  It hangs or crashes when it's initializing text resource
> manager.  It used to work fine with 8.1, though.  I'd guess it's a
> conflict somewhere, but I don't have time to test it now....
> 
> H. A.

OK, so I figured this one out.  I had Global Village's modem software
installed, and they turned out to be the calprits.  (Gotta love
Conflict Catcher.)  Now I can run Mathematica to my hearts content.

--
ASARI Hirotsugu                        // 
http://www.math.uiuc.edu/~asari/ Graduate Student/Teaching Assistant  
//   mailto:asari at member.ams.org


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