[Maxima] Why is tlimswitch false by default?

Robert Dodier robert.dodier at gmail.com
Sat Sep 15 14:08:35 CDT 2007


On 9/14/07, Dan Gildea <gildea at pobox.com> wrote:

> (%i3) tlimit(2^(n^2)/n^2, n, inf);
> (%o3)                                  0

Oops.

> tlimit has its own problems, but I think it would be a good
> idea to make limit try tlimit after the simple limit fails
> to find an answer, rather than returning a noun form.

OK by me if you want to implement this heuristic.
However if it doesn't resolve more problems than it creates
we'll probably want to revert it. Let us know how it plays out.

Thanks for your help,

Robert Dodier


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