[Maxima] Adding missing header files?
fateman at cs.berkeley.edu
Sun Oct 17 13:58:57 CDT 2010
On 10/17/2010 10:36 AM, Robert Dodier wrote:
> On 10/10/10, Dieter Kaiser<drdieterkaiser at web.de> wrote:
>> The directory share/integration contains the undocumented function
>> BYPARTS and the undocumented package DELTA. The function BYPARTS
>> implements a rule of partial integration, e.g.
>> (%i12) load(bypart)$
>> (%i13) byparts(x*sin(x),x, x, sin(x));
>> (%o13) sin(x)-x*cos(x)
>> The decomposition has to be made by hand. In the example from above we
>> have u(x) = x and v'(x) = sin(x). Perhaps, we should cut out this small
>> undocumented function.
>> The package DELTA is broken. The package needs the two functions
>> REMOVEIMAG and REM_OUT_OF_RANGE, which are not present in Maxima or
>> Maxima share. I have not checked, if it is worth to fix this package.
I think that, in general, we should avoid
"I think this is broken, I don't care to fix it, and so I am going to
This is an invitation to allow someone to delete capabilities simply because
he/she is too ignorant and/or lazy to understand something,
but is merely energetic enough to delete a file or edit out a name.
In reality we have no mechanism for voting on keep/delete/rename/ except
a pseudo consensus --- no one has recently objected to doing this so it
must be OK. Or even somewhat less than consensus, e.g. I, the author,
want to include xyz and no one has vigorously objected, so it goes in.
> I'm inclined to think that we should consolidate the stuff in share.
> We'll have to pick and choose what's worth keeping.
> Looks to me like we can cut out bypart and delta.
> Robert Dodier
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