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Re: Re: Re: 6.0.3

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  • Subject: [mg89614] Re: [mg89593] Re: [mg89582] Re: [mg89523] 6.0.3
  • From: Murray Eisenberg <murray at math.umass.edu>
  • Date: Sun, 15 Jun 2008 06:12:11 -0400 (EDT)
  • Organization: Mathematics & Statistics, Univ. of Mass./Amherst
  • References: <200806120655.CAA08751@smc.vnet.net> <200806140929.FAA22795@smc.vnet.net>
  • Reply-to: murray at math.umass.edu

My impression is that Premier subscribers ARE notified "first" about 
updates.  They are just not all notified at once, for the reasons I 
surmised.

Richard Palmer wrote:
> 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
>>>
>> --
>> Murray Eisenberg                     murray at math.umass.edu
>> Mathematics & Statistics Dept.
>> Lederle Graduate Research Tower      phone 413 549-1020 (H)
>> University of Massachusetts                413 545-2859 (W)
>> 710 North Pleasant Street            fax   413 545-1801
>> Amherst, MA 01003-9305
>>
>>
> 
> 

-- 
Murray Eisenberg                     murray at math.umass.edu
Mathematics & Statistics Dept.
Lederle Graduate Research Tower      phone 413 549-1020 (H)
University of Massachusetts                413 545-2859 (W)
710 North Pleasant Street            fax   413 545-1801
Amherst, MA 01003-9305


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