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Re: Happy Birthday Mathematica!

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  • Subject: [mg90062] Re: Happy Birthday Mathematica!
  • From: "Hans Michel" <hmichel at cox.net>
  • Date: Fri, 27 Jun 2008 06:19:53 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <g3nh81$dl$1@smc.vnet.net>

I started with Mathematica 1.1 or 1.2 on the Mac which was available at 
school, becauseone of professors required it for a physics class. Could not 
afford a NeXT or a Mac; with only a PC at home I ordered the Mathematica 386 
version. Shortly after that I upgraded to 386/87 version and got more RAM I 
think that was version 1.2.

All together about 18 years.

"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
>
> 



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