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RE: Re: Re: Version 6.0.2

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  • Subject: [mg86387] RE: [mg86293] Re: [mg86206] Re: Version 6.0.2
  • From: Robert Pigeon <robert.pigeon at>
  • Date: Mon, 10 Mar 2008 02:03:04 -0500 (EST)
  • References: <> <fqlmrf$jgs$>

Check under Help -> Internet Connectivity if you have "Allow Mathematica to
access the Internet" checked. Then try the "Test Internet Connectivity".


-----Original Message-----
From: DrMajorBob [mailto:drmajorbob at] 
Sent: Friday, March 07, 2008 2:33 AM
To: mathgroup at
Subject: [mg86387] [mg86293] Re: [mg86206] Re: Version 6.0.2

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


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


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=
> blem
>> with paclets could be solved in it. But it is not!!!
>> I have heared, that this problem occures on Czech version of Windows =
>  only.
>> When somebody tries to download any paclet data, it says, that there =
>> problem with Internet connectivity. For example:
>> In[1]:= ChemicalData["Caffeine"]
>> ChemicalData::dlfail: Internet download of data for ChemicalData \ fa=
> 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 =
>> Help/Internet connectivity are OK. I can test it, and already have te=
> 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=
> s XP?
>> Does anybody know any workaround?
>> I know, that paclet data are not so essential for pure mathematics, b=
>  as we
>> are highschool and have bought universal license of M6, we have many =
> re
>> applications for Mathematica which are realy dependent on paclets.
>> Thanks for any help
>> Jakub

-- =

DrMajorBob at

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