Re: Re: Why use Java in Mathematica?

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg78269] Re: [mg78211] Re: Why use Java in Mathematica?*From*: Murray Eisenberg <murray at math.umass.edu>*Date*: Wed, 27 Jun 2007 05:28:42 -0400 (EDT)*Organization*: Mathematics & Statistics, Univ. of Mass./Amherst*References*: <a6e65e8d0706220205m63dc9817id956db71bd8457c3@mail.gmail.com> <f5o7iq$4tk$1@smc.vnet.net> <200706260809.EAA03860@smc.vnet.net>*Reply-to*: murray at math.umass.edu

Would you still object to paclet delivery of bug fixes if the user had a choice of whether to accept the paclets? Or at least if the delivery were "noisy" rather than quiet? And isn't getting bug fixes quickly often more desirable than waiting for a new, numbered release? David Bailey wrote: > > I would also like to know just how far the packlet concept is intended > to go. For example, if actual code improvements (bug fixes) were to be > delivered in this way, I think it would be a very unfortunate step. -- Murray Eisenberg murray at math.umass.edu Mathematics & Statistics Dept. Lederle Graduate Research Tower phone 413 549-1020 (H) University of Massachusetts 413 545-2859 (W) 710 North Pleasant Street fax 413 545-1801 Amherst, MA 01003-9305

**References**:**Re: Why use Java in Mathematica?***From:*David Bailey <dave@Remove_Thisdbailey.co.uk>