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Re: Mathematica for Mac OS X vs. 9?
In article <a4l9rm$e13$1 at smc.vnet.net>, Ron Griffin <ron-griffin at tamu.edu> wrote: > Any of you Mac Mathematica users have advice for me regarding a preference > between front ends? It's machine upgrade time for me (from 8600/300 to > G4/933) so I need to get a license change from Wolfram. Since I have > to file for a change, should I also make the jump to X? Some of my > other apps will keep me working in the classic os mode, and I'm very > happy working in os 9.1 anyway. I currently use Mathematica 4.1. I haven't > fired up the new machine yet, and I have no idea if I'll like X. But > if it's better I'll like it. What makes you think that you neeed to get a change of license just because you change your computer? I have never had any problem installing Mathematica to a new Mac. I know that the Linux version has machine-specific licenses but I never heard of such a thing on the Mac (although I assume this is going to change with that OSX thing). As long as you keep using Mac OS 9 rather than OSX, you shouldn't have to upgrade Mathematica. Regards, jean-yves hervé. -- ===================================================================== jean-yves herve' /\ Department of Computer Science \/ e-mail --> jyh at cs.uri.edu and Statistics /\ University of Rhode Island \/ Tel. --> (401) 874-4400 Kingston, RI 02881-0816 /\ Fax. --> (401) 874-4617 USA \/ =====================================================================