[Maxima] putting defstruct into the Maxima manual
fateman at cs.berkeley.edu
Wed Oct 7 11:06:18 CDT 2009
Raymond Toy wrote:
> Richard Fateman wrote:
>> It would generally be better not to use x,y,z as field names
>> because assigning values, say x:10 to them will break stuff like ff at x,
>> which will be ff at 10, which is not meaningful.
> That seems like a bad thing. Is is possible to make it so that ff at x
> remains ff at x, even if x has been assigned a value?
I just tried it, and that paragraph is wrong. assigning x:10 does
not break ff at x at all. So it is fixed, and that paragraph should not be
in the documentation..
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