Re: How should I start with mathematica?
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- Subject: [mg85613] Re: How should I start with mathematica?
- From: AES <siegman at stanford.edu>
- Date: Thu, 14 Feb 2008 18:54:36 -0500 (EST)
- Organization: Stanford University
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In article <fp18qk$gfr$1 at smc.vnet.net>, Szabolcs <szhorvat at gmail.com> wrote: > > ><http://reference.wolfram.com/mathematica/guide/Mathematica.html> > > Good suggestion -- if it weren't for the fact that that particular page > > has (by actual count) **one hundred and twenty three** (123) separate > > links on it -- each of which you'll have to click to, one at a time, and > > then click back from -- not to mention the scrolling and the perhaps > > dozen or so links you'll have to click to or nested cells you'll have to > > open within each of those pages. > > Actually I only found 86, of which only 7 are titled "New in 6" ;-) As an automated way of counting links, I dumped the HTML page source for the above page from Safari to BBEdit, and did a Find and Replace All on all instances of "href", which told me it made 123 changes. But have you actually looked at those 7 "New in 6" pages? My God! They contain no real actual information describing the new capabilities, just endless lists of further links -- and between them they must contain _thousands_ of links (I'm not about to attempt counting them).