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   Maxima 5.14.0 change log
   Compiled 2007-12-15


   Backwards-incompatible changes:

 * Maxima strings are now Lisp strings (not Lisp symbols)

 * Change name of quotient operator from "//" to "/"

 * Regularize return values of dgeev and dgesvd in lapack


   New items in share:

 * share/contrib/gf: Galois fields

 * share/contrib/fourier_elim: solve inequalities via Fourier elimination

 * share/contrib/fresnel: Fresnel integrals

 * share/contrib/unwind_protect: programming construct to catch errors

 * share/draw/implicit3d: implicit surfaces by the marching cubes algorithm


   Other revisions:

 * Bigfloat %pi via Chudnovsky series and %e via modified Taylor series

 * share/contrib/sarag: new version

 * share/contrib/ezunits: units conversion capability

 * share/contrib/numericalio: partial reads, binary float input

 * share/matrix/eigen.mac: gramschmidt accepts optional inner product

 * share/numeric/romberg: evaluate arguments as an ordinary function

 * share/draw: enhancements

 * Bug fixes and updates in differential equations

 * share/tensor/ctensor: nonsymmetric metrics

 * Minor bug fixes in TeX output

 * Minor enhancements in Maxima->Lisp translation

 * Category system in English-language html documentation

 * Additional documentation

 * Russian translation of reference manual in progress

 * Various unnumbered bug fixes


   Bug fixes not otherwise mentioned:

 * 1834217: limit w.r.t. subscripted variable => internal error

 * 1827488: Not assuming not equal to

 * 1805179: fatal error: Integral calculation failure

 * 1778796: integrate( (x^3+1)/(x^4 + 4*x + 1), 0, 1)

 * 1764114: signum misses simp rule

 * 1707955: transpose noun / verb confusion

 * 1704583: problem with limit at zero different from each side

 * 1687332: pochhammer of bfloat

 * 1682435: taylor of rat(factor(1+x)) gives internal error

 * 1665657: limit fails to find easy limit

 * 1659946: Lisp error on solve

 * 1654602: limit(%e^b*erf(x),x,inf) asks sign(b)

 * 1650226: Bind stack overflow  for factor 7th degree

 * 1641062: limit allows non-symbol variable and gives nonsense results

 * 1606731: limit of algebraic when algebraic : true

 * 1606304: limit with subscripted variable error

 * 1594977: limit(n/(n^2+1), n, -inf)

 * 1528607: limit(a^x,x,inf) can't solve for a : abs(a) < 1

 * 1498047: limit(1/x, x, -infinity)

 * 1479409: Maxima thinks pochhammer is real

 * 1203443: taylor about minf

 * 1042244: gfactor(a^4+b^4) fatal error

 * 923407: limit(atan(sqrt(x))/sqrt(x),x,0) wrong

 * 792862: factor(r^2-3*r+3,a^3+1) fatal error

 * 701628: taylor(x^2,x,minf,2) -- wrong sign

 * 696818: Taylor internal error (rat problem?)

 * 696804: factor FAILS on polynomial !!!

 * 681191: gfactor(x^4-y^4); crashes

 * 663873: taylor / fixes