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Re: Re: Re: Re: 6.0.3

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  • Subject: [mg89637] Re: [mg89614] Re: [mg89593] Re: [mg89582] Re: [mg89523] 6.0.3
  • From: "peter lindsay" <pl.0 at mac.com>
  • Date: Mon, 16 Jun 2008 06:38:16 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <200806120655.CAA08751@smc.vnet.net>

I guess I'll need to apply for premier-ultimate-elite membership then;
the DVDs are parachuted in by a team of balaclava'd wolfram's swat
team, complete with that printed manual that no-one else gets. Wonder
how much it costs ? A second mortgage ?

Peter

2008/6/15 Murray Eisenberg <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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university of st andrews
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