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Re: Bug in Plot?

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  • Subject: [mg88638] Re: [mg88626] Bug in Plot?
  • From: George Woodrow III <georgevw3 at mac.com>
  • Date: Sun, 11 May 2008 15:12:49 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <200805101052.GAA11820@smc.vnet.net>

Works on 6.0.2.1

I think that this is the type of bug that the '.1' release fixed.

george


On May 10, 2008, at 6:52 AM, John Stone wrote:

> 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)
>



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