Re: Are any books for v7 (&v6) new features planned?
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- Subject: [mg93886] Re: Are any books for v7 (&v6) new features planned?
- From: dimitris <dimmechan at yahoo.com>
- Date: Fri, 28 Nov 2008 05:04:43 -0500 (EST)
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On 27 =CD=EF=DD, 12:32, "David Bakin" <david... at gmail.com> wrote: > Are there any books planned that will describe the new features of v7 (and > v6) in a nice, organized, linear, printed, way? > > [I have checked the archives of mathgroup. This horse has been thoroughly > beaten in the past, for example when v6 came out. But it hasn't died yet. > So I'm raising my hand to continue the thrashing.] > > It would be REALLY nice to see a good, complete description of the very > large number of new features, plus new > functionality/options/attributes added to existing features, on nice large > high-resolution printed pages that I could read while flipping back and > forth to other pages, the index, etc. Something like the wonderful > Mathematica Book (though perhaps in more than one volume to reduce the > possiblity of injury anyone carrying the thing around). > > I would be happy to know that Dr. Trott's excellently readable and enjoyable > masterworks were being updated and expanded, if that is the case. > > [And just to forestall the inevitable comment that has appeared in the past > when kicking this equine around: Yes, certainly, only those who want the > book should pay for it, it shouldn't be subsidized by all Mathematica > licensees.] > > Thank you, > > David Hi David. See http://www.mathematicaguidebooks.org/ Dimitris