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I run into the following problem, I tried to evaluate a very simple integral:

Assuming[ a > 0  , Integrate[Sin[a*s]/(s - I)^2, {s, -Infinity, Infinity}]]

Mathematica claims the answer is zero, even though you can evaluate it by hand using residues to convince yourself that the answer is:

$I\ a\ \pi\ e^{-a}$

What is weird, is that if you substitute some numerical value instead of a the answer is correct. Also if you switch the pole to be +I Mathematica gives an incorrect answer:

$-2\ I\ a\ \pi\cosh(a)$

instead of simply minus the previous result. Anyone had a problem like this?

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I get E^-a Pi. Mma v 8.0.0.0 –  belisarius Aug 21 '12 at 16:52
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what version of Mathematica are you using? I get the same result as others above on 8.04 (OSX) –  rm -rf Aug 21 '12 at 18:22
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Well ... so it seems there was bug in v7.0.0 corrected in v7.0.1 onwards. There is not much else to do. –  belisarius Aug 22 '12 at 11:32
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@Verde then maybe we mark it as a bug and tag it v.7. –  rcollyer Aug 22 '12 at 13:51

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