Mathematica 9 is now available
Services & Resources / Wolfram Forums
-----
 /
MathGroup Archive
2001
*January
*February
*March
*April
*May
*June
*July
*August
*September
*October
*November
*December
*Archive Index
*Ask about this page
*Print this page
*Give us feedback
*Sign up for the Wolfram Insider

MathGroup Archive 2001

[Date Index] [Thread Index] [Author Index]

Search the Archive

Re: Palm OS Mathematica

  • To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
  • Subject: [mg27248] Re: Palm OS Mathematica
  • From: phys137 at mailcity.com
  • Date: Tue, 13 Feb 2001 03:35:53 -0500 (EST)
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

I didn't have much contact with Mathematica for years but, from the software
engineering point of view this does not seam feasible.

Mathematica consists of two modules, kernel and front-end. Kernel could be probably
trimmed down and front-end too - but... I saw Mathematica2.2 and it required at
least 8mb memory to run trivial stuff - not to mention disk space at about
the same size.

Plus, wri seems to dislike the idea of subsets (unlike other systems)
of Mathematica - even their student version is the same as normal binary-wise.
That's sound engineering, too - cause if you have two versions you have
four times more problems.

"Alan" <kd7cyb at mac.com> wrote in message news:9687nj$3um at smc.vnet.net...
> Is a small version of Mathematica going to be made for the Palm OS
> platform in the future?
>
> Thanks,
> Alan
>




  • Prev by Date: Re: Mathematica can talk!
  • Next by Date: Re: Bigger array taking less memory than smaller array
  • Previous by thread: Palm OS Mathematica
  • Next by thread: Removal of functions including subscripts in its name