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How to remove Dot?


Dear Group,

Consider the following code:

{1, 2}.{4, 5}
Dot[{1, 2}, {4, 5}]
Unprotect[System`Dot];
Remove[System`Dot];
{1, 2}.{4, 5}
Dot[{1, 2}, {4, 5}]

On my system (Mathematica 5.2) the symbol "Dot" is extensively removed,
however the "." operator still works and cannot be suppressed to make a
vector product. How should I solve this situation?
Furthermore, entering "\[Dot]" does not result in the "." character, as
eg. "\[CenterDot]" would do.
Is the dot character protected on some higher level?

Istvan Zachar


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