[Maxima] string questions
sen1 at math.msu.edu
Sat Mar 14 12:54:11 CDT 2009
Robert Dodier wrote:
> On 3/14/09, Sheldon Newhouse <sen1 at math.msu.edu> wrote:
>> Why is there an '&' produced in 'substring' ?
> It's an artifact of the the way Maxima used to represent strings;
> Maxima strings were Lisp symbols beginning with the & character.
> That was changed some time ago (2007 I think).
> I think the bugs you found are fixed in recent versions.
> Probably you just need to update your installation.
> Or you could try to download just the stringproc files from CVS.
> See: http://maxima.cvs.sourceforge.net/maxima/maxima/share/contrib/stringproc
> Robert Dodier
Thanks for your answer.
Actually, I am running 5.17.1
Maxima version: 5.17.1
Maxima build date: 16:56 3/12/2009
host type: i686-pc-linux-gnu
lisp-implementation-type: CMU Common Lisp
lisp-implementation-version: 19d Fedora Extras release 3.fc7 (19D)
I'll get the CVS string procedures.
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