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Re: Re: Re: Version 6.0.2

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  • Subject: [mg86313] Re: [mg86293] Re: [mg86206] Re: Version 6.0.2
  • From: "peter lindsay" <plindsay at mcs.st-and.ac.uk>
  • Date: Sat, 8 Mar 2008 05:41:25 -0500 (EST)
  • References: <200802270925.EAA16070@smc.vnet.net> <fqlmrf$jgs$1@smc.vnet.net>

ChemicalData["Caffeine"]  works OK for me running 6.02 on 64-bit iMac.


Peter

On 07/03/2008, DrMajorBob <drmajorbob at bigfoot.com> wrote:
>
> 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
> >
> >
>
>
>
>
> -- =
>
>
> DrMajorBob at longhorns.com
>
>


-- 
peter lindsay
Computing Officer
Mathematical Institute
University of St Andrews
KY16 9SS
01334463756



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