[Maxima] announcement: Maxima 5.9.3 release
robert.dodier at gmail.com
Wed Mar 22 23:20:52 CST 2006
Announcing Maxima 5.9.3
Maxima is a GPL'd branch of Macsyma, the venerable symbolic
computation system. Maxima 5.9.3 is a bug fix and feature enhancement
Maxima has functions to work with polynomials, matrices, finite sets,
integrals, derivatives and differential equations, linear algebra,
plotting, arbitrary-precision arithmetic, etc.
Maxima can run on MS Windows and various flavors of Unix,
including MacOS X.
There is a precompiled executable installer for Windows,
source and binary RPM's for Linux, and tar.gz containing
the source distribution.
Maxima is implemented in Common Lisp; several Lisps can compile
and run Maxima, including CMUCL, SBCL, Clisp, and GCL.
The Maxima project welcomes new participants. You can contribute
in several ways: reporting bugs, fixing bugs, writing new add-on
packages, revising core functions, user interfaces, documentation, ....
Why not see what's happening on the mailing list and consider how
you might contribute to the project.
Maxima developer and 5.9.3 release manager
Bug reports (please create a Sourceforge login before filing a bug
Mailing list (please sign up before posting a message):
Project home page:
Short change log:
* Expand build system to handle internationalization for Spanish
and Portuguese. UTF-8 and Latin-1 locales are supported by
Maxima if the underlying Lisp implementation supports the
locales. See README.i18n
* Revision and expansion of linear algebra functions
* Revisions of floating-point function evaluation (sqrt,
* Replace existing definition of conjugate with a much more
* Revision of evaluation and simplification of sum and product
* Revision and expansion of reference manual (English, Spanish,
* Bring Spanish and Portuguese translations of reference manual
into the on-line help system
* New add-on packages
* Bug fixes
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