Changes between Initial Version and Version 1 of Ticket #17502, comment 6


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05/09/17 09:52:13 (4 years ago)
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  • Ticket #17502, comment 6

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    33That is clever for several reasons, and not problematic //for "ordinary" functions//, i. e. Lisp function that //evaluate// their arguments. But Maxima's {{{product}}} is not an ordinary function, but a so-called special form. From {{{maxima.product}}} online help :
    44{{{
    5 'product' evaluates its summand <expr> and lower and upper limits
    6 <i_0> and <i_1>, 'sum' quotes (does not evaluate) the index
     5'product' evaluates <expr> and lower and upper limits <i_0>
     6and <i_1>, 'sum' quotes (does not evaluate) the index
    77<i>.
    88}}}