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Re: [Gcl-devel] readtable-case

From: Camm Maguire
Subject: Re: [Gcl-devel] readtable-case
Date: Thu, 06 Aug 2009 13:32:42 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.2 (gnu/linux)

Greetings!  The development version of GCL has this in already, and
could be backported without too much difficulty.  Do you just need
acceptance of the command?

Take care,

"Hunter Monroe" <address@hidden> writes:

> It would be very useful if GCL implemented readtable-case for a project that 
> provides a Mathematica-syntax
> interface to the Maxima computer algebra system. This sourceforge project 
> called Mockmma already implements a
> small subset of Mathematica command, using code originally by Richard 
> Fateman, and has a Windows interface
> via wxMaxima. This was originally developed in Allegro lisp which 
> distinguishes case. If GCL could accept the
> command (setf (readtable-case
> *mockmma-readtable*) :preserve) then the integration with Maxima (compiled in 
> GCL) and wxMaxima would be
> greatly improved.
> Is there any interest in implementing readtable-case? How involved would this 
> be?
> Hunter
> http://sourceforge.net/projects/mockmma/
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Camm Maguire                                        address@hidden
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