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Re: Automatic Mathematica Updates?
Posted:
Jun 25, 2013 2:52 AM


On 24 Jun 2013, at 04:55, Roland Franzius <roland.franzius@uos.de> wrote:
> Am 22.06.2013 09:28, schrieb djmpark: >> Is such an automatic update possible? If so, are there some settings that >> are necessary? Is "local install with license server" any different than >> regular user installation? >> >> >> David Park >> djmpark@comcast.net >> http://home.comcast.net/~djmpark/index.html >> >> >> From: Roland Franzius [mailto:roland.franzius@uos.de] >> >> >> Remains to be noted that suddenly today in the morning my Mathematica 8 >> (local install with license server) seems to have been updated over the >> internet with respect to this integral. > > > Of course, if you have activated internet access and automatic updates > in the preferences tab/Access to Internet/Wolfram Alpha. > > Test: > > It is working even on sundays (23.6, 4.00 UTC) > and now we get a reasonable result in an acceptable time. > > In[21]:= > Timing[ Integrate[ > Sin[x/2]^2/x^2/(x^2  4 \[Pi]^2)/(x^2 + > b^2)^2, {x, \[Infinity], \[Infinity]}, Assumptions > b > 0]] > > Out[21]= {32.074, (( > b^5 + 2 b^2 (5 + 4 b) \[Pi]^2 + 8 (3 + 2 b) \[Pi]^4 + > 2 E^b \[Pi]^2 (b^2 (5 + b) + 4 (3 + b) \[Pi]^2))/( > 8 b^5 \[Pi] (b^2 + 4 \[Pi]^2)^2))} > >  > > Roland Franzius > >
I can confirm that this indeed works with regular user installation (Mathematica 9.01). Thanks a lot  it's quite a discovery and, I think, it (probably) renders obsolete many of the complaints concerning WRI's update policies that have appeared in the past on this forum. I, at least, am impressed.
Andrzej Kozlowski



