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Re: v.7.0 issues

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  • Subject: [mg93815] Re: v.7.0 issues
  • From: "Nasser Abbasi" <nma at>
  • Date: Wed, 26 Nov 2008 05:15:37 -0500 (EST)
  • References: <gggqff$31i$>
  • Reply-to: "Nasser Abbasi" <nma at>

<alexxx.magni at> wrote in message news:gggqff$31i$1 at
>I thought it could be a good idea to start a thread where to detail
> all the issues (both positive and negative!) discovered by early
> adopters of ver.7.0:
> detail your experience here!
> Alessandro

One interesting thing that I noticed about it, is that, on Windows XP, the 
size of the image (the .exe) is 478,662,656 bytes, while version 6.0 had a 
size of 476,127,232 bytes. This means the increase in image size (on the 
same platform) was only 0.5%, yet the number of Mathematica functions in 6.0 
was ~2100 while in version 7.0 was ~2550, which is an increase of ~17%.

This means some major rewriting must have occurred to be able to add 17% 
more functions than before while keeping the size of the image about the 


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