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Re: Are you wolfing tonight?

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  • Subject: [mg100036] Re: Are you wolfing tonight?
  • From: Jens-Peer Kuska <kuska at>
  • Date: Fri, 22 May 2009 01:45:36 -0400 (EDT)
  • Organization: Uni Leipzig
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I expect that stuff like DeleteFile[] is also not
working :-)


David Bailey wrote:
> magma wrote:
>> Are you wolfing tonight?
>> Not yet the title of a new pop song, but wolfing (or walphing) is the
>> new thing to do on the net. Not necessarily lonesome.
>> Wolfram|Alpha went live in test mode at 8:48pm CST on Friday 15th May.
>> While its fictional "city" cousin HAL comes from Urbana, W/A is
>> perhaps more "rural" coming from Champaign :-)
>> It can't yet play chess and hasn't killed anybody yet, but it's
>> nevertheless a killer app.
>> It is bringing lots of people in contact with Mathematica technology and this
>> might mean wider use of Mathematica in due time.
>> For us, Mathematica users, W/A integration in our notebooks means curated data
>> to the n-th power.
>> Take note of David Reiss W/A tool (mentioned in another 3d) and of the
>> W/A toolbar for your browser available on the W/A site.
> I notice that it accepts some, but not all Mathematica syntax. For 
> example, Integrate and D commands seem to be accepted, but something 
> like FullForm[{a,b,c}] was not.
> David Bailey

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