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   Maxima 5.17 change log
   Compiled 2008-12-07

   Major items:

 * Expand code for special functions. See: ChangeLog-5.17-special-functions

   Backwards-incompatible changes:

 * quad_qagi accepts upper and lower limits instead of flags for limits

 * Cut out solve_inconsistent_error

   New items in share:

 * new, alternate implementation of vector operations

 * colorterm: simple output color-coding

   New items in core:

 * function gruntz: Gruntz algorithm for limits

   Other revisions:

 * package distrib: noncentral t distribution, bug fixes

 * package ezunits: revision, documentation

 * package draw: pdf output

 * package dynamics: new options, new function ploteq
 * package graphs: bug fixes, documentation, new functions

 * package simplex: revision

 * package solve_rec: new tests

 * package amatrix: revision

 * package augmented_lagrangian: revise documentation

 * package mathml: format floats and bigfloats more carefully

 * package stats: TeX and MathML output for inference_result object

 * package diffequations: expand test suite

 * imaxima: fix installation problems

 * Maxima + ECL: fix build problems

   Bug fixes: (see also ChangeLog-5.17-special-functions)

   2298141: atan2 & asksign
   2210087: integrate((x+1)^2.0,x) loops endlessly
   2208303: Problem with jacobi_dn and elliptic_kc
   2176843: f90 does not use correct continuation character
   2171229: factor runs out of primes
   2158174: Bug in Limit of a function
   2149714: fpprintprec does not work correctly
   2144225: rationalize bug / fix
   2142758: integrate(sqrt(2-2*x^2)*(sqrt(2)*x^2+sqrt(2))/(4-4*x^2),x,0,1)
   2092317: Windows Installer Requires Admin Rights
   2084910: limit bugs
   2083561: Limit of the Wallis product
   2037993: linsolve returns error instead of empty solution set
   2037659: gnuplot terminal type 'default'
   1978090: strange limit result
   1729430: numberp of taylor poly
   1644575: acot(0.0) vs acot(0)
   1504146: taylor asks pn? when expr is zero
   1467368: logcontract returns unsimplified expr
   1269020: rectform(log(z)) with z declared complex
   1251540: Incorrect "inconsistent" error report (linsolve)
   1054472: defint(log(1+exp(A+B*cos(phi))),phi,0,%pi) wrong
    929704: defint log(abs(...))/sqrt(...) gives wrong result
    752332: taylor: sign called on imaginary arg
    734851: pade interfered with by taylor
    707253: limit(x^y,x,0) (y=0) => 0
    635606: limit(abs(log(x)))
    620246: carg(complex)
    617699: carg([1]) is bogus

   unnumbered: bug fixes for xreduce, cardinality, and equiv_classes
   unnumbered: plot([x,x+y,y],[x,-4,4],[y,-4,4]); did not work
   unnumbered: 1-d display of for-loop with unless condition being a symbol
   unnumbered: Fix for hgfred([-n, -2*n], x) when n is declared integer
   unnumbered: fix assume(b > 3/2); kill(all); assume(b < 1);
   unnumbered: Declare some variables local in zb_prove
   unnumbered: literal sets in expected results in test scripts are different
   unnumbered: Fix for ifactors(1)