Re: Mathematica 8.0.1 for Mac $Version string?
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- Subject: [mg117140] Re: Mathematica 8.0.1 for Mac $Version string?
- From: Jason Ledbetter <jasonbrent at gmail.com>
- Date: Thu, 10 Mar 2011 06:13:09 -0500 (EST)
John, Others; Thanks. I found it under SystemInformation["Kernel","ReleaseID"] (For some reason SystemInformation doesn't produce the visual output that the helpfile suggests it should on my system, instead just generating a system beep; it did the same in 8.0) -jbl On Wed, Mar 9, 2011 at 2:08 PM, John Fultz <jfultz at wolfram.com> wrote: > On Wed, 9 Mar 2011 07:01:18 -0500 (EST), Jason Ledbetter wrote: > > Folk, > > > > 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? > > > > In:= $Version > > Out= "8.0 for Mac OS X x86 (64-bit) (February 23, 2011)" > > > > > > -jbl > > Yes, this is the typical behavior (and has been since version 1). You can > get > the third digit of the version number by evaluating $ReleaseNumber, or all > kinds > of information related to the build by evaluating SystemInformation. > > Sincerely, > > John Fultz > jfultz at wolfram.com > User Interface Group > Wolfram Research, Inc. >