[Maxima] Correcting priority issues in mactex.lisp
robert.dodier at gmail.com
Tue May 26 15:08:15 CDT 2009
On Tue, May 26, 2009 at 12:37 PM, Richard Fateman
<fateman at cs.berkeley.edu> wrote:
> I suggest that imaxima do as many of these things as the authors of imaxima
> wish. So perhaps forking mactex is appropriate.
Imaxima had its own TeX code until recently, which led to numerous
differences with Maxima's TeX code. Adopting Maxima's TeX code is
a great improvement.
> For example $b+a$ might be better as $a+b$.
Well, that's a consequence of Maxima's default ordering for "+", right?
I'd rather have a + b but the sky will fall if we change it, so I'm hesitant.
> Maxima version: 5.17.0
> Maxima build date: 19:8 12/4/2008
> host type: i686-pc-mingw32
> lisp-implementation-type: GNU Common Lisp (GCL)
> lisp-implementation-version: GCL 2.6.8
When I enter 'sum(a[n] + b[n], n, 1, k) in the command line interface of
5.17.1 on Windows, I see the parentheses. I'll be surprised if you don't.
> in wxmaxima, try
WxMaxima has its own display code, so it's beside the point.
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