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  • Subject: [mg75649] Re: [mg75641] Re: [mg75611] Re: [mg75554] Re: [mg75515]
  • From: Bob Hanlon <hanlonr at cox.net>
  • Date: Tue, 8 May 2007 05:42:05 -0400 (EDT)
  • Reply-to: hanlonr at cox.net

"Mathematica uses the Internet for a number of operations. For example, the Import function can read from a URL, and the Web Services Link can load and call standard web services. Mathematica 6 supports a major new innovation called "paclets", which are units of functionality that can be updated on demand via the internet. The paclet system is currently used to enable automatic updates to Mathematica's comprehensive documentation suite, and also to support numerous integrated data sources."

http://reference.wolfram.com/mathematica/tutorial/InternetConnectivity.html


Bob Hanlon

---- Chris Chiasson <chris at chiasson.name> wrote: 
> On 5/6/07, Barthelet, Luc <lucb at ea.com> wrote:
> > I am with Murray on this. I have not used the old interface for a long time
> > now, and yes, at first I complained about not having it. The new one works
> > fine.
> > Plus :
> > 1) some of the tutorials are just fantastic!
> > 2) the help system is constantly updating from the online connection so it
> > gets better and better.
> > 3) the information is usually more relevant
> 
> How is the help system constantly updated? Is that mentioned in the
> software somewhere?
> 
> -- 
> http://chris.chiasson.name/
> 



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