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Re: Re: Re: Mathematica 1

On 9 Nov 2005, at 19:19, Andrzej Kozlowski wrote:

> 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

Actually, I recall now that Mathematica 1.2 would not run on any Mac  
with a Motorolla's 6840 processor and this is the processor emulated  
by PowerPC Macs.

Andrzej Kozlowski

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