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Re: [Maxima] Re: [Gcl-devel] The state of gcl/maxima

From: Camm Maguire
Subject: Re: [Maxima] Re: [Gcl-devel] The state of gcl/maxima
Date: 05 Aug 2002 17:23:04 -0400


James Amundson <address@hidden> writes:

> On Wed, 2002-07-31 at 17:33, Camm Maguire wrote:
> > Greetings!  Thought I'd give a brief update here.  gcl/maxima is now
> > very close to running without issue on all 11 Debian architectures!  
> This is very good news. The work you and the others on the GCL team are
> doing is very impressive and greatly appreciated.

Thanks for indicating this.  Often the biggest struggle in working on
gcl is wondering how many people really care.

> > When this round of porting is wrapped up, hopefully in a few days,
> > I'll post another update, which should then be somewhat constant as we
> > turn attention to missing features.
> Are you planning a new release? If so, will it be 2.4.4 or 2.5.0? 

Yes.  2.5.0.

> > P.S. -- it sure would be nice to get rid of those pejorative comments
> >     regarding gcl in maxima's README.lisps :-)
> I'm sorry about that. I was trying to disabuse people of the idea that
> maxima was only supported for GCL. It should not have sounded as
> negative about GCL. The file has been updated in CVS. (Let me know if
> the current version sounds better!)

This was just a smiley remark, of course!  Honest opinions of whatever
persuasion are of course preferable in any case.  Current version
sounds fine to me.

> Best,
> Jim

Take care,


Camm Maguire                                            address@hidden
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