# Re: ITP: yacas (computer algebra)

On Wed, Jul 07, 1999 at 05:22:28PM -0700, John Lapeyre wrote:
>
> I have been resisting taking on new packages, but I can't resist
> this one. The license looks free.
>
> http://www.xs4all.nl/~apinkus/yacas.html
>
> Yacas (Yet Another Computer Algebra System) is a small and highly
> flexible computer algebra language. The syntax is very close to
> Mathematica. The distribution contains a small library of mathematical
> functions, but its real strength is in the language in which you can
> easily write your own symbolic manipulation algorithms. It supports
> arbitrary precision arithmetic.
Cool.
Christian (Scratching one item from his huge
TODO list)
--
Christian Meder, email: meder@isr.uni-stuttgart.de
What's the railroad to me ?
I never go to see
Where it ends.
It fills a few hollows,
And makes banks for the swallows,
It sets the sand a-blowing,
And the blackberries a-growing.
(Henry David Thoreau)

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