[Maxima] the argument simp:false
macrakis at alum.mit.edu
Tue Sep 1 12:38:58 CDT 2009
On Tue, Sep 1, 2009 at 4:24 PM, Alejandro Jakubi <jakubi at df.uba.ar> wrote:
> However, at least in the case of 'simp', I do not find it working that way:
> (%i2) simp : false$
> (%i3) ev(1 + 1, simp = true);
> (%o3) 2
> (%i4) simp : true$
> (%i5) ev(1 + 1, simp = false);
> (%o5) 2
> as I would have expected 1+1 in the last case.
> I.e. the local binding for 'simp' does not seem to be working here the same
> way as in ev(tellsimp (0^0, 1), simp: false).
> Could you clarify on this point?
As I said in my previous email, the *result* of the EV is simplified again.
ev(...) returns the unsimplified expression 1+1, and then that is simplified
That is, whenever Maxima performs an evaluation, the result is simplified
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