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Re: missing from 6.0 documentation

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  • Subject: [mg76608] Re: missing from 6.0 documentation
  • From: "Kevin J. McCann" <Kevin.McCann at>
  • Date: Thu, 24 May 2007 06:20:51 -0400 (EDT)
  • Organization: University of Maryland, Baltimore County
  • References: <f3151b$or4$>

I second this.


Murray Eisenberg wrote:
> What seems to be missing from the 6.0 documentation are compatibility 
> guides for categories of things, e.g., graphics, text, list manipulation.
> Of course the home page for each function that has changed since 5.2 has 
> a link allowing one to highlight what's changed.  But that's useful only 
> if you know the particular function you want to examine.  And the 
> compatibility guides limit themselves to compatibility for individual 
> packages.  And of course you can take a 5.2 notebook and let 6.0 scan it 
> for possible issues of compatibility.
> Still this does not seem enough when the changes are so pervasive, 
> numerous, and, in many cases, profound.
> Any comments?

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