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Re: Re: 6.0.3

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  • Subject: [mg89593] Re: [mg89582] Re: [mg89523] 6.0.3
  • From: "Richard Palmer" <rhpalmer at gmail.com>
  • Date: Sat, 14 Jun 2008 05:29:02 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <200806120655.CAA08751@smc.vnet.net>

WR's policy may make sense in operational terms.  However, it doesn't seem
to be described, understood, and justified to many premier subscribers.  It
would cost the company little or nothing to manage this in a better way.
 Why not notify premier subscribers first?   Getting first shot is something
you pay for when you pay extra.
Regards,


On Fri, Jun 13, 2008 at 6:12 AM, Murray Eisenberg <murray at math.umass.edu>
wrote:

> Typically, WRI rolls out a new version over a period of days (or, in
> case of a major new version, even weeks) -- in order, I imagine, to
> spread the load on their servers and to minimize users' frustration with
> not being able to connect or experiencing slow download times.
>
> I, too, am a Premier subscriber, and I haven't heard yet either.  I'll
> wait some days to hear from WRI.  Of course if there's something
> critical that need immediately, you can try telephoning WRI; as I recall
> there's even a special phone number for Premier members.
>
> peter lindsay wrote:
> > I'm a "premier" member and haven't been notified of this below [ from
> >
> http://www.wolfram.com/products/mathematica/quickrevisionhistory.html#603
> > ] :
> >
> > MATHEMATICA 6.0.3
> >
> >
> >
> > 2008
> >
> > Comprehensive list of standard extra packages added to the Documentation
> Center
> > Improvements to package documentation
> > Improved options handling for MatrixForm and TableForm
> > Enhanced front end stability with Manipulate containing a selected
> graphic
> > Improved options handling for ListPlot
> > Improved handling of AxesLabel and Ticks combinations
> > Improved handling of numerical data without spaces in Protein Data
> > Bank (PDB) import
> > Changed winding in LightWave Object (LWO) export to better adhere to
> > industry standards
> > Improved interactivity under Linux with compositing window managers,
> > such as Compiz
> > Improved font handling on Ubuntu Hardy and Fedora Core 9
> >
>
> --
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>
>


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