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Re: More /.{I->-1} craziness

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  • Subject: [mg106527] Re: More /.{I->-1} craziness
  • From: AES <siegman at stanford.edu>
  • Date: Fri, 15 Jan 2010 03:20:25 -0500 (EST)
  • Organization: Stanford University
  • References: <200912300915.EAA17299@smc.vnet.net> <hhhmn8$o9t$1@smc.vnet.net>

In article <hhhmn8$o9t$1 at smc.vnet.net>,
 Leonid Shifrin <lshifr at gmail.com> wrote:

>  . . . so to use it correctly one should have a pretty good idea of the
> internal representation of participating expressions in Mathematica, as well
> as on possible evaluations that may take place. This is certainly not
> intuitive . . . 

In other words, the vast majority of college students, working engineers 
and scientists, and generally anyone with less than an MS degree in 
Math, should stay miles away from Mathematica.

At least that's what these words imply to me . . .


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