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Re: display of graphics primitives

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  • Subject: [mg101207] Re: display of graphics primitives
  • From: dsmithy <dsmithy at live.ca>
  • Date: Fri, 26 Jun 2009 06:54:38 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <h1sv5e$mbi$1@smc.vnet.net> <h1vltl$a1m$1@smc.vnet.net>

On Jun 25, 7:09 am, "Sjoerd C. de Vries" <sjoerd.c.devr... at gmail.com>
wrote:
> Why should the grass be green, why do I have to press 'send' when
> sending mail and why can't I leave my microwave oven door open while
> it's doing its job? And why, just why don't I ever win the lottery?

LOL! But I think you forgot the classic, "Why is the sky blue?"
Anyway, thanks for the laugh. I guess I'm just trying to understand
the thinking (principles) behind Mathematica's language design.
>
> Count your blessings. Before V6, you had to enclose Graphics with Show
> to actually generate visible graphics.

Show... now there's another command I don't really understand the
point of! For another day, perhaps.
>
> Cheers -- Sjoerd



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