Re: Bug in Plot?

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg88654] Re: Bug in Plot?*From*: "David Park" <djmpark at comcast.net>*Date*: Sun, 11 May 2008 15:15:51 -0400 (EDT)*References*: <g03v3b$bo2$1@smc.vnet.net>

I had no problem with any of those examples on Windows Vista, Mathematica 6.0.2. -- David Park djmpark at comcast.net http://home.comcast.net/~djmpark/ "John Stone" <stn at u.washington.edu> wrote in message news:g03v3b$bo2$1 at smc.vnet.net... >I recently upgraded to v 6.0.2. A plotting program I wrote years ago > which has worked on many previous versions suddenly broke. I seem to > have isolated the following problem: > > For me, this command produces a simple plot: > > a = 0.25; Plot[1 - Exp[-a * t], {t, 0, 10}] > > As does this: > > a = 0.25; Plot[1 - Exp[-a * t], {t, 0.5, 10}] > > As does this: > > a = 0.0025; Plot[1 - Exp[-a * t], {t, 0, 1000}] > > But this causes Mathematica on my machine to hang indefinitely: > > a = 0.0025; Plot[1 - Exp[-a * t], {t, 50, 1000}] > > I have to quit and re-start the kernel to recover. > > Can anyone reproduce this behavior? If so, can anyone suggest why this > happens, or suggest a work around? Thanks is advance for all help with > this. > > John Stone (v 6.0.2 / Mac OS-X 10.5.2) >