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Re: Mathematica 7 is now available

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  • Subject: [mg93708] Re: Mathematica 7 is now available
  • From: Ney Lemke <ney.nlemke at>
  • Date: Sat, 22 Nov 2008 06:14:04 -0500 (EST)
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Can someone explain why Mathematica is going directly to version 7.0?
Version 6.0 was a big improvement, but it was not very polished. I
have some problems using it.
Specially the documentation System and some Java issues. I am
wondering if with this new version,
we will have another big improvement, but we will remain having to
cope with the same kind of problems.

On Nov 21, 8:32 am, Michael Weyrauch <michael.weyra... at> wrote:
> The Tally[] problem is solved. This I checked with a prerelease version
> of Mathematica 7 I got at this year's Mathematica users conference.
> Michael
> Szabolcs schrieb:
> > Hello,
> > I would like to know if the two bugs mentioned here (and in other
> > messages) are still present in 7.0:
> >
> > I'd also be curious about the performance (especially memory use) of
> > the graphics system.  In version 6, ListDensityPlot could use up an
> > enormous amount of memory when high order interpolation was turned on
> > (much much more memory than the size of the final graphic that was
> > generated).
> > Finally I'd like to say that, though this might seem like a very minor
> > point compared to the other new features, I appreciate the addition of
> > line cap and join controls very much (CapForm, JoinForm).  Those very
> > sorely missed in v6!

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