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Re: [Axiom-developer] Re: Axiom

From: Camm Maguire
Subject: Re: [Axiom-developer] Re: Axiom
Date: 16 Oct 2003 09:34:21 -0400
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root <address@hidden> writes:

> Joris,
> Re: rpms 
> An rpm is coming. Documentation is my highest priority (Bill Page
> did an Axiom tutorial using TeXmacs. Your feedback is welcome).
> My schedule is more shortest-job-first so minor changes happen
> in a reasonable amount of time. I'm unskilled in making rpms
> so I have to try making a few first anyway.

BTW, to the extent the Debian packaging is accepted, an rpm can be
made from it with the program 'alien'.

> Re: "last really stable version of gcc"
> Yeah, I understand. I'm in a struggle to compile Magnus which is a 
> huge C++ program that died of code-rot because some damn fool 
> decided to change the C++ language "standard". But my attitude is
> that you have to keep up with the changes so I really have no choice
> but to buy a new C++ book, get educated, and rewrite the code. Pain,
> pain, endless pain. 

Of course, we might get one of the energetic maxima lisp hackers to
write a c++2cl a la f2cl which they used to compile parts of slatec
into lisp maxima -- anyone for a lisp Magnus project? :-).  I fully
realize this suggestion is just short of ridiculous -- for humor value

> Tim
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