[Maxima] Integration issue on maxima-5.17.0 ; appears to be platform-independent, and changed from prior versions.

Robert Dodier robert.dodier at gmail.com
Thu Jan 22 09:53:19 CST 2009


On 1/22/09, Alexander Hansen <alexanderk.hansen at gmail.com> wrote:

>  (%i1) integrate(r^(-3),r,R,inf);
>  Is  R  positive, negative, or zero?
>
>  positive;
>  Integral is divergent

Observed in 5.17.1, but not in current build from cvs, so I guess it is fixed.
I'll throw in a test case to make sure it stays fixed.
Thanks for pointing it out.

Robert Dodier


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