[Maxima] curve alias parametric and a sphere should be a sphere
LindnerW at t-online.de
Sat May 12 00:25:00 CDT 2007
thanks for pointing me to the Maxima initialization file or to use a *.mac.
I think both possibilities are easy and flexible enough instead of learning Lisp (which is
of value nevertheless) and adding (private) code to draw.lisp.
"Mario Rodriguez" <biomates at telefonica.net> wrote:
Datum: 11. Mai 2007 09:37
> Sometimes, the Maxima syntax is hard to understand by young students,
> and if you are using Maxima as a pedagogical tool, you don't want to
> transform a mathematics class in a maxima class.
> In my case, I usually write a mac package with wrappers for more
> elaborated function calls, so that students don't need to write a lot of code; [..]
> Even easier, you can write in your Maxima initialization file (maxima-init.mac):
> so that everytime they start Maxima, your mac file will be automatically loaded.
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