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  • From: DrMajorBob <btreat1 at austin.rr.com>
  • Date: Tue, 10 Mar 2009 05:34:53 -0500 (EST)
  • References: <goquhk$nhj$1@smc.vnet.net> <200903070737.CAA16852@smc.vnet.net>
  • Reply-to: drmajorbob at bigfoot.com

I meant to say... do what the documentatin says, and it DOESN'T work, but  
do something completely different, and it DOES work?

And that is "certainly not a problem with the documentation", but rather  
"an oversight"?

Sorry, totally missing the distinction, here.

Bobby

On Mon, 09 Mar 2009 10:23:19 -0500, DrMajorBob <btreat1 at austin.rr.com>  
wrote:

> Umm... what's that again, in English? Do what documentation says, and it  
> works, do something else and it DOES work?
>
> Is that it?
>
> Bobby
>
> On Mon, 09 Mar 2009 05:17:30 -0500, Andrzej Kozlowski  
> <akoz at mimuw.edu.pl> wrote:
>
>> This time it is certainly not a problem with the documentation. What
>> the documentation says is exactly what should happen:  in fact it is
>> the only sensible thing that could happen. What actually happens is
>> not at all sensible since is the result of an oversight, which, in
>> fact, can be fixed with a single line of code:
>>
>> MakeBoxes[DifferentialD[x_],fmt_]:=RowBox[{"\
>> [DifferentialD]",ToBoxes[x,fmt]}]
>>
>> But, of course, it should not be left to the user to have to do it.
>>
>> Andrzej Kozlowski
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> On 9 Mar 2009, at 07:03, DrMajorBob wrote:
>>
>>> Documentation that isn't accurate?
>>>
>>> I can NOT believe it.
>>>
>>> Bobby
>>>
>>> On Sun, 08 Mar 2009 05:54:12 -0500, Andrzej Kozlowski  
>>> <akoz at mimuw.edu.pl
>>> >
>>> wrote:
>>>
>>>> The problem is this. First, look up the documentation:
>>>>
>>>> ?DifferentialD
>>>>
>>>> Now, try it:
>>>>
>>>> DifferentialD[x]
>>>>
>>>> Do you get the same thing as the documentation says you should?
>>>>
>>>> Andrzej Kozlowski
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> On 7 Mar 2009, at 08:37, magma wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> In version 7.0 on XP I cannot see any bug.
>>>>> What is the problem?
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> --
>>> DrMajorBob at bigfoot.com
>>>
>>
>>
>
>
>



-- 
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