[Maxima] scope of function-parameters
fateman at cs.berkeley.edu
Fri Sep 3 09:58:26 CDT 2010
apply(f,[x]) works because it uses the value binding of f to find a
f(x) uses the function binding of f, and based on the conventional lisp
way of doing this
from 1966, it uses the global function definition.
If you can use apply(f,[x]) or something similar, that would solve your
What some people do is they just use a very odd name and hope no one
else uses it. e.g.
test(%%f, x) := .....
More information about the Maxima