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Re: Mathematica 8: first impressions

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  • Subject: [mg114010] Re: Mathematica 8: first impressions
  • From: Murray Eisenberg <murray at math.umass.edu>
  • Date: Sat, 20 Nov 2010 18:24:19 -0500 (EST)

No experimentation required!  From Documentation Center page 
ref/WolframAlpha: "Using WolframAlpha requires internet connectivity."

On 11/19/2010 5:09 AM, Bill Rowe wrote:
> On 11/18/10 at 7:04 AM, paul.berger.phd at gmail.com (Paul) wrote:
>
>> Does the free-form input work without an Internet connection, ie
>> purely locally?
>
> Apparently not. I tried
>
> integrate x*log x
>
> successfully. Then turned off my internet connection and tried
>
> integrate x*x*log x
>
> and got an error message saying translation wasn't available
>
>

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