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Re: Re: MathPlayer???
Although when Wolfram Research is involved nothing is impossible, still I think the scenario you suggest is not all that likely: Already many buyers of new PCs complain that their machines come with too much pre-loaded. And how large a percentage of users in the business world (surely a rather large segment of the PC market) would want to make use of Mathematica Player? Nasser Abbasi wrote: > If Wolfram research can make a deal with the likes of Dell/Compaq, etc... to > have the MathPlayer preinstalled in new PC's sold, then the problem with the > large size of the player will no longer exist. > > I noticed that a new PC's from DELL nowadays, that it has adobe reader > already installed on the desktop. > > It will be really nice if the same thing can be done with MathPlayer. > > Meanwhile, the download size I think is not that big a problem, most people > should have fast connections these days and it will take only few minutes to > download, and it is a one time thing. > > Does any one out there still use a dial-up modem to connect to the internet? > do dial-up modems still exist? :) > > Nasser > > -- 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