[Maxima] (no subject)

Andrej Vodopivec andrej.vodopivec at gmail.com
Thu May 29 16:12:58 CDT 2008


2008/5/29 Robert Marik <marik at mendelu.cz>:
> On Thu, May 29, 2008 at 12:09 AM, Andrej Vodopivec
> <andrej.vodopivec at gmail.com> wrote:
> Andrej, thank you very much for the explanation. The origin of the
> problem could be in my bad English, but from the documentation of
> radcan on http://maxima.sourceforge.net/docs/manual/en/maxima_7.html#Item_003a-radcan
> I had (and still have) strong feeling, thet radexpand is related to
> radcan.
>
> I searched the history of this maillist and the same problem has been
> discussed here:
> http://thread.gmane.org/gmane.comp.mathematics.maxima.general/9250/focus=9252
>  - thread started by Raymond Toy on 2005-12-02 16:06:30 GMT Subject:
> radcan vs radexpand and documentation. Based on this thread, I guess
> that more users can be confused with the manual entry for radcan.

Hm, I only checked the documentation for radexpand. Maybe the
paragraph about radexpand in the documentation for radcan is wrong and
should be removed. radexpand is used in simpexpt, I doubt it was
intended to change the behavior of radcan.

-- 
Andrej


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