[Maxima] $lispdisp and stringdisp
Mon Nov 13 10:14:07 CST 2006
>>>>> "Robert" == Robert Dodier <robert.dodier at gmail.com> writes:
Robert> On 11/13/06, Raymond Toy <raymond.toy at ericsson.com> wrote:
>> At the various least, I think stringdisp should be a maxima variable
>> instead of a Lisp variable. Any objections to renaming this to
Robert> OK by me to rename stringdisp to $stringdisp.
Robert> When you do that, be sure to update the reference manual.
Yes, of course.
Robert> Also OK by me to let the default value of lispdisp be true.
Robert> I'd like to keep the default value of stringdisp as it is now (false).
Robert> Otherwise every print("foo"), which I'm pretty sure is a common use
Robert> of strings in Maxima, is going to yield "foo" instead of foo.
Oh, right. That would be bad. I think the solution to this is to
bind stringdisp to false in $print. That would take care of that
issue, assuming that's what we want $print to do always.
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