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Re: Notebook that auto-executes when opened?

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  • Subject: [mg97370] Re: Notebook that auto-executes when opened?
  • From: ragfield <ragfield at gmail.com>
  • Date: Thu, 12 Mar 2009 02:16:29 -0500 (EST)
  • References: <gp802h$1ir$1@smc.vnet.net>

On Mar 11, 4:25 am, Bill Rowe <readn... at sbcglobal.net> wrote:
> Mathematica is far more than the typical application that
> contains similar warning messages. Mathematica can be viewed as
> being a general purpose programming language. In this regard it
> is no more appropriate to put "Are you sure?" warnings in
> Mathematica than say a C/C++ compiler. As is the case with a
> C/C++ compiler, the assumption is the user knows what he is
> doing with commands such as DeleteFile.

Opening a C++ source file in an editor doesn't automatically run the
compiled program.

-Rob


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