[Maxima] Packages and other user-friendly things (Was Re: solve(x/sqrt(x+2)=1, x))
harald at lefant.net
Sun Nov 1 12:49:31 CST 2009
> > We did discuss this for user supplied packages a few month ago
> > and most people seemed to agree that a forum, where users can download
> > add-on packages, would be enough. So maybe some webpage where users can
> > download share packages to drop into $HOME/.maxima/ is enough as well?
> Well, a user-supplied package forum is helpful, but it doesn't
> cover built-in packages, right?
Sure. All I wanted to say is: Perhaps we don't need to integrate such
a tool with maxima. Just setting up some webpage that gets the files
from CVS might be enough.
Of couse we would still need some way to specify which files belong
to which package.
> It would also be helpful to be able
> to get current revisions of built-in packages, and for this we
> should figure out something talk to CVS, maybe defsystem or
> whatever, I'm no expert.
> Robert Dodier
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