[Maxima] Maxima strings reimplementation now in CVS trunk
robert.dodier at gmail.com
Tue Oct 23 18:46:39 CDT 2007
On 10/23/07, Raymond Toy (RT/EUS) <raymond.toy at ericsson.com> wrote:
> > (%i8) asksign(x-y);
> > "Is "y - x" positive, negative, or zero?"
> > Note that the question is now enclosed in double quotes. This didn't
> > use to do that. Is that intended?
Ray, I tried this example with current CVS Maxima + GCL,
SBCL, and Clisp, and I don't see quote marks around the question.
> Perhaps $stringdisp should be bound to nil in asksign? Or maybe
> dimension-mtext should bind $stringdisp to nil? Or something else? Or
> maybe this is the new and improved maxima?
Maybe stringdisp was turned on by something outside of asksign?
> Trace has a similar problem.
Can you give an example?
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