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Re: 6.0.3


I just received my Premier Subscriber notification from WRI this morning 
  (Monday) with a download link for 6.0.3.  So, as I expected, just a 
few days' patience and

But please don't take the fact that I received my notification today to 
mean that you should receive yours today, too.  As I said, they roll out 
the notices.  This may be to prevent overloading servers; it may even be 
to see if any glaring defects exist in the new downloads, which those 
receiving them earliest might catch and thereby spare the rest of us too 
much pain.


peter lindsay wrote:
> 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
>>
>>
> 
> 
> 

-- 
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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