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Re: [Maxima] Re: How to call Maxima functions from Octave

From: Valerij Pipin
Subject: Re: [Maxima] Re: How to call Maxima functions from Octave
Date: Wed, 26 Mar 2003 19:30:08 -0600
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Do not know whether this help to discussion.There was netmath 
package developed by W. Schelter.
The whole idea was to start  some daemon as a network service 
that would accept the comand from maxima, octave and some other
program. I tried to build this package on my linux box but 

On Thursday 27 March 2003 05:55, James Amundson wrote:
> On Mon, 2003-03-24 at 11:51, John W. Eaton wrote:
> > On 16-Feb-2003, Poul-Erik Hansen <address@hidden> 
> > | I use Octave and the computer algebra system Maxima on
> > | Linux and Windows platforms. I use Octave for the
> > | numerical work and Maxima for my symbolic work.  I would
> > | like to merge the two program so that I could call Maxima
> > | functions from within Octave! Have you succede in doing
> > | this and how did you do it?
> >
> > I don't know of any efforts to link maxima with Octave.  but
> > if anyone has plans to do something like this, I'd be
> > interested in knowing about your progress or any problems
> > you've had.
> I would also encourage anyone interested in such a project to
> talk to me. Here are some relevant facts:
>       1) I am the Maxima project leader.
>       2) I use Octave every day in my work. (That's work as in
> "what I get paid to do," not work as in "Maxima work.")
>       3) I have spent a great deal of time thinking about ways that
> Maxima and Octave might talk to each other, but have not come
> to any definite conclusion.
>       4) Some sort of Maxima-Octave communication is likely to be
> an official part of Maxima some time in the future, but we
> have several more pressing issues (read "bug fixing") to deal
> with first.
> I should probably add:
>       5) I am not on the help-octave list -- I just peruse the
> mailing-list archives from time to time. Please cc responses
> sent to the list to me.

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