[Maxima] vector times vector; vector^-1?
robert.dodier at gmail.com
Sat Nov 15 17:12:33 CST 2008
On 11/15/08, Harald Geyer <harald at lefant.net> wrote:
> To comment on the bigger issue: I think there are just too many
> useful operations and too few suitable symbols in ascii. (Sometimes
> I define non ascii symbols like "°" as operators.)
> One way out would be to have long descriptive names for
> operations but have local definitions for operators symbols.
> I guess "+", "*" and "^" are out of discussion, but you could do
> something like declare_operator(".", inner_product) without messing
> with non-commutative multiplication on a global level like vect does
> I believe this could be done mostly backwards compatible and be much
> more in the spirit of maxima then inventing new objects for everything.
Harald, I'm not sure I understand what you mean here.
Can you explain in more detail? How does it relate to vector operations?
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