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Re: Missing information in Mathematica 6.0 Documentation

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  • Subject: [mg80512] Re: Missing information in Mathematica 6.0 Documentation
  • From: AES <siegman at stanford.edu>
  • Date: Fri, 24 Aug 2007 01:54:43 -0400 (EDT)
  • Organization: Stanford University
  • References: <14913482.1187821938493.JavaMail.root@m35> <faj6bu$9d2$1@smc.vnet.net>

In article <faj6bu$9d2$1 at smc.vnet.net>,
 DrMajorBob <drmajorbob at bigfoot.com> wrote:

> I have to agree with Owen. A newbie wouldn't know what a "package" is, how  
> to "load" one, or even that they need to be loaded.
> 
> Bobby

And it certainly seems to me that if a command Need's to have some 
package loaded, that requirement *absolutely* ought to be noted in any 
Help message or other documentation related to that command -- and 
fairly high up near the top of the documentation page.


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