Re: [Maxima] Future of maxima
Greetings! And thanks for the help that you can give!
Raymond Toy <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> >>>>> "Camm" == Camm Maguire <email@example.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?
Camm Maguire firstname.lastname@example.org
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