[Maxima] Behaviour of obase has changed
biomates at telefonica.net
Fri May 1 16:41:41 CDT 2009
> I fixed the input parsing stuff so that it's possible to input digits
> A to Z in bases greater than 10 decimal. (Digits 0 to 9 were
> recognized in the assigned base, but not A to Z.)
> However A to Z are recognized only if the leading digit is 0 to 9.
> Otherwise it's recognized as a symbol. That preserves ordinary
> function names and variables. I made a corresponding change
> to the display code so that displayed numbers are readable as
> such, therefore they have a leading 0.
> ? ibase and ? obase state the current policy.
> Robert Dodier
This change breaks some code I've written in the past.
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