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[Texmacs-dev] Re: New TeXmacs-maxima interface

From: Joris van der Hoeven
Subject: [Texmacs-dev] Re: New TeXmacs-maxima interface
Date: Sun, 27 Mar 2005 13:17:50 +0200 (CEST)

On Fri, 18 Mar 2005, Andrey G. Grozin wrote:
> Here is the new interface which should work correctly with recent cvs
> versions of maxima, and with the forthcoming maxima-5.9.2 release. For
> earlier versions of maxima, nothing will change.
> The file tm_maxima replaces the old one in /usr/libexec/TeXmacs/bin/
> The file texmacs-maxima-5.9.2.lisp is new; it goes into
> /usr/share/TeXmacs/plugins/maxima/lisp/
> New maxima is completely case-sensitive: x and X are two different
> variables.
> An additional improvement in the new interface: some hacks in TeX
> generation used in maxima are undone, so that f(x)^2 is written as f(x)^2,
> not as f^2(x); sin(x) is written as sin(x), not as sin x. This allows to
> copy-and-paste (most) expressions from output regions into input regions
> (if you are in 2d input mode), and they will be interpreted correctly.

Good news!

> Hope this will be incorporated in the next TeXmacs release. Then we'll be
> ready for maxima-5.9.2.

Done; thanks for the update, Joris

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