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Re: a small tid bit of Mathematica history for versions 4.1 up to version 6.0

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  • Subject: [mg76616] Re: a small tid bit of Mathematica history for versions 4.1 up to version 6.0
  • From: howardfink at gmail.com
  • Date: Thu, 24 May 2007 06:24:59 -0400 (EDT)

On May 23, 6:15 am, "Nasser Abbasi" <n... at 12000.org> wrote:
> I've compiled a small tid bit of Mathematica history for versions 4.1 up to
> version 6.0
>
> This shows how much BIGGER Mathematica 6 truly is in size compared to
> earlier versions
>
> http://12000.org/my_notes/compare_mathematica/
>
> Platform: Windows XP SP2
>
> Ver                 date            size     symbols
> ------      -------------------   --------  ----------
> 4.1            November 2,2000    46.9 MB    1861
> 5.0            June 12, 2003      85.1 MB    1920
> 5.1            October 25, 2004   107 MB     1984
> 5.2            June 20, 2005      151 MB     1984
> 6.0            May 1,2007         454 MB     2958
>
> Nasser

Version 2.2 for the mac came on ten floppy disks.  Don't have the
symbol count.




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