Re: Mathematica 8.0.1 for Mac $Version string?
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- Subject: [mg117225] Re: Mathematica 8.0.1 for Mac $Version string?
- From: George Woodrow III <georgevw3 at mac.com>
- Date: Sat, 12 Mar 2011 05:07:46 -0500 (EST)
Om my system (Mac OS X 10.6.6), Version 8.0.1, I get a nice output of "everything" you could want to know about the system. george On Mar 11, 2011, at 4:32 AM, DrMajorBob wrote: > SystemInformation gives nothing but a "beep". > > Bobby > > On Thu, 10 Mar 2011 05:11:10 -0600, 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. >> > > > -- > DrMajorBob at yahoo.com >