Re: Happy Birthday Mathematica!
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- Subject: [mg89964] Re: Happy Birthday Mathematica!
- From: "Steve Luttrell" <steve at _removemefirst_luttrell.org.uk>
- Date: Wed, 25 Jun 2008 06:28:06 -0400 (EDT)
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With a little bit of poetic license, I started with Mathematica version 0 (i.e. SMP, which was Mathematica's immediate predecessor, created by Stephen Wolfram et al - see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Symbolic_Manipulation_Program), which ran on a Vax 11/780 as I recall, because that was the only computer in the group where I was doing my PhD around 1980. -- Stephen Luttrell West Malvern, UK "magma" <maderri2 at gmail.com> wrote in message news:g3nh81$dl$1 at smc.vnet.net... > Today, Monday June 23 is the 20th birthday of Mathematica! > Read it all on WRI blog > http://blog.wolfram.com/2008/06/17/the-mathematica-memory-museum/ > > How many mathgroupers have actually used Version 1? > > I started with Version 1.2 on the Mac and you? > > Jean Buck of WRI says that a written Mathematica 6 manual would be over > 11.000 > pages long! > The era of paper documentation is definitely over.:w > >