[Maxima] how about we get rid of "fast arrays"
fateman at eecs.berkeley.edu
Mon Jul 16 16:32:26 CDT 2012
On 7/16/2012 8:26 AM, Robert Dodier wrote:
> On 2012-07-13, Richard Fateman <fateman at eecs.berkeley.edu> wrote:
>> Where did fast arrays come from? Who did this?
> Can't be sure at this late date, but I'm pretty sure it was Bill
> Schelter. use_fast_arrays is present in the Maxima 5.0 tarball at
> Sourceforge, which comprises stuff Bill worked on by himself, if I'm not
> mistaken. The timestamp on src/mlisp.lisp is 1994-09-28. use_fast_arrays
> is not present in the Macsyma version 302 (1983) reference manual which
> was bestowed on me by Judah Milgram (he rescued it from the library --
> it was headed for the recycling bin -- thanks Judah!).
For the most recent (final?) commercial Macsyma manual, look here:
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