[Tugindia] formula and calculations

Dr C. K. Raju dr_c_k_raju at hotmail.com
Sat Dec 6 05:37:18 CET 2008

> Date: Thu, 4 Dec 2008 19:19:19 +0530> From: ekmath at asianetindia.com> To: tugindia at tug.org> Subject: Re: [Tugindia] formula and calculations> > On Thu, 4 Dec 2008, Ajay Shah wrote:
> > No, what Krishnan's fantasising about is mathematics software that> > uses TeX math notation. :-)
What fantasy? It is routine to carry out long calculations in Mathematica or Maxima 
and then produce tex output from that. To edit, edit the original formulae and again 
produce tex output.
It is amusing that two decades ago, I was the first in India to be able to procure this 
Macsyma software, that too at an exorbitant price, with a machine-specific licence, 
on a machine which soon became obsolete, and it is now open source.
C. K. Raju
P.S. Sorry for the double post. I don't know how that happened, this was the second 
one I intended to send. 
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