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Re: Re: Mathematica 1


On 9 Nov 2005, at 17:45, Bob wrote:

> Andrzej Kozlowski wrote:
>> 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.
>
> Why not?  I have plenty of programs from the 68K Mac days that still
> run fine on my current G5 Mac.  Granted, there are a few that don't,
> but I can't see how you can be *certain* that early Mathematica
> wouldn't run.
>
> Bob H
>

Because some years ago, when I still had these floppies I checked  
that it would not run under the PowerPC emulator at all. So it seems  
highly unlikley that it would do so today.

Andrzej Kozlowski


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