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System Interface

  • Additional kernel directory and file manipulation functions.
  • Support for multi-platform external program clusters.
  • Optimized MathLink external program interface.
  • Loopback links for storing expressions in external programs.
  • Direct support for arrays in external programs.
  • Shared libraries for MathLink.
  • Uniform layout of system files across all platforms.
  • Automatic initialization of kernel and front end functionality as well as documentation for add-ons.
  • Support for multi-lingual versions and all standard keyboard character encodings.
  • Direct CD-ROM executability.
  • TCP-based network license server.
  • OLE support under Microsoft Windows.