[Maxima] conditionals and bad plist
robert.dodier at gmail.com
Tue Jan 9 11:06:31 CST 2007
On 1/9/07, Stavros Macrakis <macrakis at alum.mit.edu> wrote:
> > (%i1) prederror : false$
> > OK more or less:
> > (%i2) if f(k) then 0 else %pi;
> > (%o2) if unknown then 0 else %pi
> No, this is worse than useless --
I agree this behavior is suboptimal.
> it seems that the unevaluated conditional experimentation has
> leaked into the production version.
That is not the case. This behavior has been present at least since 5.9.1.
> 2) if there are going to be unevaluated conditionals, then they should
> *preserve* things that cannot be evaluated completely,
if f(k) then 0 else 1;
=> if f(k) then 0 else 1
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