Re: [Maxima-discuss] plot2d strange syntax?

 Re: [Maxima-discuss] plot2d strange syntax? From: Raymond Toy - 2014-04-30 21:04:55 ```>>>>> "Helmut" == Helmut Jarausch writes: Helmut> Hi, Helmut> the following example (nearly) copied from the manual does work Helmut> plot2d([parametric,sin(t),cos(t),[t,-%pi,%pi]]); Helmut> but replacing t by tt breaks Maxima: Helmut> plot2d([parametric,sin(tt),cos(tt),[tt,-%pi,%pi]]); Helmut> plot-options-parser: unknown plot option: Helmut> [tt,-3.141592653589793,3.141592653589793] Helmut> Is the name 't' hard-wired? Yes, it seems to be. I have a vague memory that this didn't use to happen, but I haven't checked. I also find it odd that it is hard-wired to t and would prefer that it is not. After all, plot2d(sin(xxx), [xxx,0,5],[x,1,3]); does what I would expect it to. ```

 [Maxima-discuss] plot2d strange syntax? From: Helmut Jarausch - 2014-04-27 10:25:20 ```Hi, the following example (nearly) copied from the manual does work plot2d([parametric,sin(t),cos(t),[t,-%pi,%pi]]); but replacing t by tt breaks Maxima: plot2d([parametric,sin(tt),cos(tt),[tt,-%pi,%pi]]); plot-options-parser: unknown plot option: [tt,-3.141592653589793,3.141592653589793] Is the name 't' hard-wired? Thanks for an explanation, Helmut ```
 Re: [Maxima-discuss] plot2d strange syntax? From: Raymond Toy - 2014-04-30 21:04:55 ```>>>>> "Helmut" == Helmut Jarausch writes: Helmut> Hi, Helmut> the following example (nearly) copied from the manual does work Helmut> plot2d([parametric,sin(t),cos(t),[t,-%pi,%pi]]); Helmut> but replacing t by tt breaks Maxima: Helmut> plot2d([parametric,sin(tt),cos(tt),[tt,-%pi,%pi]]); Helmut> plot-options-parser: unknown plot option: Helmut> [tt,-3.141592653589793,3.141592653589793] Helmut> Is the name 't' hard-wired? Yes, it seems to be. I have a vague memory that this didn't use to happen, but I haven't checked. I also find it odd that it is hard-wired to t and would prefer that it is not. After all, plot2d(sin(xxx), [xxx,0,5],[x,1,3]); does what I would expect it to. ```