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Re: Happy Birthday Mathematica!

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  • Subject: [mg89996] Re: Happy Birthday Mathematica!
  • From: AES <siegman at>
  • Date: Thu, 26 Jun 2008 04:40:47 -0400 (EDT)
  • Organization: Stanford University
  • References: <g3nh81$dl$> <g3t70t$inb$>

In article <g3t70t$inb$1 at>, Nazdrovje <nazdrovje at> 

> I think I started in 1993. Must have been either 1.2 or 2.0 on the
> Mac. Probably 1.2. I'm such a nerd that I can't imagine working
> without it (or choosing a job which wouldn't require it). Had the
> manuals on my bedside table for a decade.
> Naz

<sarcasm mode on>

"Had the manuals on my bedside table for a decade."

Manuals?!?  Manuals on a bedside table?!?  

Why in the world would anyone do that?  

Next thing you know people will be wanting  to read
manuals on a plane flight.   Or on a porch, or in a cafe,
or in a clinic waiting room.

How times have changed.

<sarcasm mode off>

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