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Re: Mathematica 1

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  • Subject: [mg61954] Re: [mg61951] Mathematica 1
  • From: Andrzej Kozlowski <akoz at mimuw.edu.pl>
  • Date: Sat, 5 Nov 2005 22:41:40 -0500 (EST)
  • References: <200511050653.BAA02078@smc.vnet.net>
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On 5 Nov 2005, at 15:53, Daniele Lupo wrote:

> Hi to all.
>
> I'd like to know if there's a way to obtain and try the first  
> version of
> Mathematica. I'd like to try it. Does it work under winxp and/or  
> linux? I
> think that it can be an interesting thing, the seeing of the born  
> of this
> program... :-)
>
> Daniele
>

Since Mathematica is a lot older than both Windows (any version) and  
Linux it would be pretty remarkable if version 1 worked under these.  
But who knows.
I once had version 1.2 for the Mac, but I used it on a 68K Mac II.  
Mathematica itself came on floppy disks and even if still had them  
(which I do not) it certainly would not run on any modern Mac. I  
think your best bet is to find a first generation Next machine that  
came with Mathematica pre-installed. They may not be so cheap though  
since I suppose they must now have some historic value...

Andrzej Kozlowski


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