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Re: [Maxima] Future of maxima

Greetings!  And thanks for the help that you can give!

Raymond Toy <toy@rtp.ericsson.se> writes:

> >>>>> "Camm" == Camm Maguire <camm@enhanced.com> writes:
>     Camm> Is there any interest in forming a group to continue the development
>     Camm> and maintenance of maxima?  I for one would certainly be interested in
> Richard Stallman has asked for volunteers for a new maintainer for gcl
> and maxima.

Do you know where I can read up on this, and to see if there were any replies?

>     Camm> helping.  My qualifications are: Ph.D. in theoretical physics (and the
>     Camm> skills in mathematics pertaining thereunto :-)), fluent programming in
>     Camm> C, years of experience with Linux development tools, maintain Debian
>     Camm> maxima package.  Unfortunately, I currently have little ability in
>     Camm> Lisp, and am not very familiar with the maxima code base.
>     Camm> Anyone else interested?  It would seem that Lisp programmers and
>     Camm> experienced Maxima/Macsyma users would be in high demand.  If it would
>     Camm> be helpful, we might even avail ourselves of sourceforge.net, and
>     Camm> announce elsewhere.
> I am willing to help with maxima, but don't think I can give it the
> time it needs.  I'd basically keep maxima running on cmucl and/or
> clisp.  Perhaps some changes to various other parts when bugs are
> encountered.  Currently, I was thinking of adding some more support
> for elliptic functions and integrals.
> But in any case, what better way to honor his memory than to keep
> maxima (and gcl) well?
> Ray

Camm Maguire			     			camm@enhanced.com
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