Re: Re: Re: Mathematica 1

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg62076] Re: [mg62041] Re: [mg62008] Re: Mathematica 1*From*: Andrzej Kozlowski <akoz at mimuw.edu.pl>*Date*: Thu, 10 Nov 2005 02:52:08 -0500 (EST)*References*: <200511050653.BAA02078@smc.vnet.net><dkks3c$r87$1@smc.vnet.net> <200511090845.DAA17351@smc.vnet.net> <200511091019.FAA20677@smc.vnet.net>*Sender*: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

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

**References**:**Mathematica 1***From:*Daniele Lupo <danwolf80_no_spam_@libero.it>

**Re: Mathematica 1***From:*"Bob" <me13013@hotmail.com>

**Re: Re: Mathematica 1***From:*Andrzej Kozlowski <akoz@mimuw.edu.pl>