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Re: Mathematica won't stop

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  • Subject: [mg111742] Re: Mathematica won't stop
  • From: peter <plindsay.0 at>
  • Date: Thu, 12 Aug 2010 05:27:50 -0400 (EDT)

"It can't be bargained with. It can't be reasoned with. It doesn't
feel pity, or remorse, or fear. And it absolutely will not stop, ever,
until you are dead. "

from "The Terminator" - sorry couldn't resist it.


On 11 August 2010 09:48, S. B. Gray <stevebg at> wrote:
> Sometimes (not yet well-defined) I try to stop a loop, (either because
> it's running some wrong code or because the loop will take days or
> hours) with alt-comma but it keeps going. More than once I have had to
> shut the whole system off. Granted, Microsoft does not provide a
> competent universal interrupt (which the 35-year-old Tops-10 did very
> nicely) but maybe Mathematica can be modified to stop more easily. ?? Is anyone
> else bummed by this?
> Steve Gray

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