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[Axiom-developer] RE: Running Axiom in Texmacs for Windows (was: [Texmac

From: Andrey G. Grozin
Subject: [Axiom-developer] RE: Running Axiom in Texmacs for Windows (was: [Texmacs-dev] Plug ins)
Date: Fri, 3 Dec 2004 23:21:03 +0600 (NOVT)

On Fri, 3 Dec 2004, Joris van der Hoeven wrote:
> On Fri, 3 Dec 2004, Page, Bill wrote:
> > But despite a year of quite good progress with both
> > TeXmacs and Axiom, I notice that we still have a serious
> > problem with TeXmacs inability to fold Axiom's sometimes
> > rather long LaTeX output. We do have a solution written
> > many years ago by Robert Sutor in the form a C program
> > filter. I originally modified the Texmacs-Axiom interface
> > program to include this filter and the result was that
> > TeXmacs could then do a very good job of reproducing the
> > examples in the Axiom book and tutorials. Unfortunately
> > the developers of TeXmacs decided not to accept this
> > revised interface program for the TeXmacs distribution.
> The point is that we feel that the formula breaking code should
> rather be improved in TeXmacs itself, so as to benefit to all
> plug-ins at the same time. Of course, you may do things manually
> by yourself for each plug-in, but should not forget to remove
> this code when TeXmacs will do things better.
Just try to expand (x+y+z)^10 in asxiom under TeXmacs. Currently, with 
TeXmacs doing line breaking, the output is perfect. With this C code 
inserted into tm_axiom the output contained unbalanced large brackets, 
and was absolutely useless and broken.


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