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CityData can't be used in Init.m?

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  • Subject: [mg101857] CityData can't be used in Init.m?
  • From: DrMajorBob <btreat1 at>
  • Date: Mon, 20 Jul 2009 05:59:17 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <op.uw5idmprtgfoz2@bobbys-imac.local>
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I had a call to CityData in my Init file; removing it removed the problem.
Is there some reason the Init file can't reference CityData?

Using it in the Init file causes CityData to fail for the ENTIRE
Mathematica session. That seems odd, since:




On Thu, 16 Jul 2009 03:11:36 -0500, DrMajorBob <btreat1 at>

> All other internet connectivity is fine, so this still makes no sense:
> CityData["London"]
> CityData::notent: "London" is not a known entity, class, or tag for  
> CityData. Use CityData[] for a list of entities. >>
> CityData["London"]
> Bobby

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