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Topic: Stephen Wolfram's recent blog
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Dr. Peter Klamser

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Re: Stephen Wolfram's recent blog
Posted: Feb 16, 2013 1:07 AM
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The Language is an abstract construction to describe Mathematica expressions.
Mathematica is a software package with an includes interpreter of the language.
A wonderful weekend wishes

2013/2/15 Helen Read <>:
> I don't even understand what the difference is between the "programming
> language of Mathematica" and Mathematica itself. Isn't it all just
> Mathematica?
> Helen Read
> University of Vermont
> On 2/13/2013 4:47 AM, wrote:

>> Readers of comp.soft-sys.math.mathematica (MathGroup) might be interested in the latest blog from Stephen Wolfram.
>> It raises the question of what to call the programming language of Mathematica. I will quote from near the end:
>> "What should the name be? I'm hoping to get feedback on the ideas I've discussed here, as well as to get new suggestions."
>> The Comments section has reached 66 as of the time of my writing this note. And the blog is but a few hours old. Suggestions are solicited.
>> Daniel Lichtblau
>> Wolfram Research


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