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Re: Wolfram User Interface Research?

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  • Subject: [mg88238] Re: Wolfram User Interface Research?
  • From: Will Robertson <wspr81 at gmail.com>
  • Date: Tue, 29 Apr 2008 06:49:35 -0400 (EDT)
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On 2008-04-28 18:10:42 +0930, AES <siegman at stanford.edu> said:

> What I did ask for --- would still ask for --- was, first of all the
> proper technical name for this class of non-alphabetical symbols or
> commands or operators in Mathematica? -- what they're called as a group,
> to distinguish them from alphabetical symbol names? --- so I could ask
> about them properly.

I guess I'd call them "analphabetic" commands. That doesn't look like a
word, but it is :)

> Second and more important, I asked where, if anywhere, I could find (in
> a single place) a short list (like perhaps a half-dozen page or less)
> summarizing _all_ of these non-alphabetical operators, with a brief
> statement of what each of them does, or what it's good for --- so that I
> could identify ones I'd missed and decide which of these I might want to
> learn more about.

Perhaps we should write a cheat sheet. I'm sure it wouldn't be long.

Will



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