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Re: Re: Version 6.0.2

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  • Subject: [mg86293] Re: [mg86206] Re: Version 6.0.2
  • From: DrMajorBob <drmajorbob at bigfoot.com>
  • Date: Fri, 7 Mar 2008 02:33:21 -0500 (EST)
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  • Reply-to: drmajorbob at longhorns.com

The chemical and astronomical data services seem to work just fine at my 
machine, with 6.0.2 on an Intel iMac:

$Version

"6.0 for Mac OS X x86 (64-bit) (February 7, 2008)"

Bobby

On Thu, 06 Mar 2008 01:56:26 -0600,  wrote:

> Hi,
>
> None of the internet-based data services (AstronomicalData, ChemicalData
> etc.) have never worked on my 64-bit XP (English). I have always assumed
> that it's because of the 64-bit system, but I have not read any
> information on the subject.
>
> Antti
>
> =8Aer=FDch Jakub wrote:
>>> My initial impression of Mathematica Version 6.0.2 is a
>>> disappointment.
>>
>> My too :-((( I was awaiting new version with the big hope, that the p=
ro=
> blem
>> with paclets could be solved in it. But it is not!!!
>>
>> I have heared, that this problem occures on Czech version of Windows =
XP=
>  only.
>> When somebody tries to download any paclet data, it says, that there =
is
>> problem with Internet connectivity. For example:
>>
>> In[1]:= ChemicalData["Caffeine"]
>>
>> ChemicalData::dlfail: Internet download of data for ChemicalData \ fa=
il=
> ed.
>> Use Help > Internet Connectivity... to test or reconfigure \ internet=

>> connectivity. >>
>>
>> Out[1]= $Failed
>>
>> But internet connectivity on that machine is realy OK and also tests =
in
>> Help/Internet connectivity are OK. I can test it, and already have te=
st=
> ed it
>> with and without proxy on our network and it is always the same.
>>
>> Does anybody have the same problem on other language versions of Wind=
ow=
> s XP?
>> Does anybody know any workaround?
>>
>> I know, that paclet data are not so essential for pure mathematics, b=
ut=
>  as we
>> are highschool and have bought universal license of M6, we have many =
mo=
> re
>> applications for Mathematica which are realy dependent on paclets.
>>
>> Thanks for any help
>>
>> Jakub
>
>



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