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[calc] calc-command-flags not even defvarr'ed..

From: Deepak Goel
Subject: [calc] calc-command-flags not even defvarr'ed..
Date: 16 Oct 2001 09:58:03 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.0808 (Gnus v5.8.8) Emacs/20.3

in my calc-version

(math-pow 2 1000)

will refuse to work (even if i ensure all calc files are loaded),
unless i (defvar calc-command-flags nil).
This variable should somewhere be defvarr'ed in the package..

Calc is an *awesome* package..  it makes emacs read arbitrarily large
for instance,

(math-mul 1234 1234)
==>     (bigpos 756 522 1)
meaning: 1,522,756.

Calc is very likely to be used by kinda-advanced lisp programmers
(rather than emacs-novices..), so they are even more likely to use
calc in their own lisp programs than in the user-interface provided..
it seems that more attention has gone into ensuring that the
user-interface works rather than ensuring that the standalone lisp
functions work.. :(

With a million thanks to the author of calc fro writing it, and to the
maintainers as well..

Deepak                             <URL:http://www.glue.umd.edu/~deego>
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