[Maxima] A lisp oriented question - interning symbols for use in Maxima

Robert Dodier robert.dodier at gmail.com
Tue Oct 20 11:05:33 CDT 2009


On Tue, Oct 20, 2009 at 9:42 AM, Raymond Toy <raymond.toy at stericsson.com> wrote:

> Would abcl (http://common-lisp.net/project/armedbear/) do that?  I know
> Robert has done some work on getting maxima to run with abcl.

Yes, ABCL can run Maxima with only minor discrepancies in the
test suite (floating point differences iirc). However it is pretty slow;
much slower than Clisp, if I'm not mistaken.

The ABCL project is very active these days after being dormant for some time.

best

Robert Dodier



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