Re: Mathematica 8.0.1 for Mac $Version string?
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- Subject: [mg117149] Re: Mathematica 8.0.1 for Mac $Version string?
- From: Bill Rowe <readnews at sbcglobal.net>
- Date: Thu, 10 Mar 2011 06:14:46 -0500 (EST)
On 3/9/11 at 7:01 AM, jasonbrent at gmail.com (Jason Ledbetter) wrote: >I received an email from Wolfram today about Mathematica 8.0.1 >release. After installing it, if I use Finder.app to browse to >/Applications/Mathematica.app and use cmd-i to open the information >/panel, >it shows the version as: "Mathematica 8.0.1  copyright >1988-2011 Wolfram Research, Inc.". >However, if I open the application and run $Version in a notebook, >it says the version is 8.0. >Is it normal for the point releases not to show up in the $Version >string? Yes. 8.0.1 is the version number and the release number. Look up $VersionNumber and $ReleaseNumber in the documentation.