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Mathematical prelude discussion

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1 Purpose

There have been many ideas for improving the prelude's support for mathematics. Including the addition of algebraic classes. But the discussion is spread over years of list archives and a half dozen websites. And the discussion has never gelled.

This page is intended to collect links to past discussion, and to provide a focal point for advancing the discussion.

2 Todo

3 Libraries and proposals

3.1 Numeric prelude

2006-06 report

3.2 Basic Algebra Library (BAL)

Is not in community report 2006-06.
0.04/announce.txt (2006-02)
Formerly refered to as "basic algebra proposal".

3.3 See Also


4 Discussion

MAGMA is an example of a language which embraced mathematical structure. MitchellNCharity 23:16, 14 November 2006 (UTC)

LtU thread 1655