D12712: Fix maxima LaTeX output for matrics

Alexander Semke noreply at phabricator.kde.org
Sun May 6 17:06:35 UTC 2018

asemke added a comment.

  In D12712#258795 <https://phabricator.kde.org/D12712#258795>, @sirgienko wrote:
  > In D12712#258790 <https://phabricator.kde.org/D12712#258790>, @asemke wrote:
  > > Please help me to understand your comment "Fix bug with old matrix tex output in maxima, until it is fixed". Until what is fixed? Where does this tex-matrix function come from? Do you expect this to be fixed somewhere in maxima and to produce the output always with \begin{pmatrix} ... \end{pmatrix}?
  > Maxima defines function for tex output. Function `tex-matrix` defined in maxima source file `mactex.list:662`. It looks like this:
  >   (defun tex-matrix(x l r) ;;matrix looks like ((mmatrix)((mlist) a b) ...)
  >     (append l `("\\pmatrix{")
  >   	  (mapcan #'(lambda(y)
  >   		      (tex-list (cdr y) nil (list "\\cr ") "&"))
  >   		  (cdr x))
  >   	  '("}") r))
  > As you see, the function generate outdated tex output. And I think that for modern LaTeX it should update to '\begin{pmatrix}...\end{pmatrix}. So, if I push this changes to maxima and the changes be accepted, function tex-matrix redifinition in `cantor-initmaxima.lisp` can be removed.
  Got it. Thanks for the clarification.

  R55 Cantor


To: sirgienko, #cantor, asemke
Cc: #cantor, #kde_edu, narvaez, apol
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