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Re: Re: Why use Java in Mathematica?

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  • 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
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  • 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.

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