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Re: Maple on Fedora



On Fri, Mar 20, 2009 at 05:26:01PM -0400, Todd Denniston wrote:
> Dave Feustel wrote, On 03/20/2009 04:47 PM:
>> On Fri, Mar 20, 2009 at 11:41:17PM +0300, Hiisi wrote:
>>>> Has anyone experience using Maple on Fedora?
>>>> Any comments?
>>>>
>>>> Thanks.
>>>>
>>> Maple is not open source (free). It was main argument for me to 
>>> choose  another symbolic arithmetic program - maxima ( 
>>> maxima.sourceforge.net ).  It's brilliant.
>>> --
>>> Hiisi.
>>
>> I have Maxima, but no hard copy manual. I am looking for a company to
>> publish the manual as a book to make it easier to read.
>>
>
> Is the Maxima documentation in PDF, or do you know how to get it into that state?

The entire 870 page manual is available as pdf in several languages at
the maxima website.

http://maxima.sourceforge.net/docs/manual/en/maxima.pdf

> http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&q=printing.services++pdf&btnG=Search
> http://fedex.com/us/office/copyprint/copy/digital_printing.html?lid=Learnmore_printcopyfinish_digitalprinting
> http://www.rushprintingservices.com/
> http://www.printrunner.com/
> ...
>
> I am not saying it's cheap, just available.
>
>
> Also had you noticed:
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comparison_of_computer_algebra_systems
> ...wow, it's been a while since I looked for these things, I did not 
> realize there were so many open source ones.
>
> -- 
> Todd Denniston
> Crane Division, Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC Crane)
> Harnessing the Power of Technology for the Warfighter


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