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Re: Re: Package File for Different Mathematica Versions

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  • Subject: [mg90004] Re: [mg89984] Re: Package File for Different Mathematica Versions
  • From: Murray Eisenberg <murray at math.umass.edu>
  • Date: Thu, 26 Jun 2008 04:42:18 -0400 (EDT)
  • Organization: Mathematics & Statistics, Univ. of Mass./Amherst
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  • Reply-to: murray at math.umass.edu

Which raises the question: How does one refer to the middle number in a 
version such as 6.0.3?

   $VersionNumber
6.
   $ReleaseNumber
3

What about the "0" between those two?

(After all, there have been versions such as 5.2, with the "sub-version" 
number being in the second position.)

Oliver Ruebenkoenig wrote:
> Hi Andrew
> 
> one way would be:
> 
> myFunction[ args_ ] /; $VersionNumber >= 6 := Module[
> {},
> args + 1
> ]
> 
> You can refine that by using the $ReleaseNumber


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