On 2014-05-21 01:40, Dennis Lee Bieber wrote:
On Sun, 18 May 2014 14:09:43 -0400, "Bill Cunningham"
<firstname.lastname@example.org> declaimed the following:
linear algebra, expanding and factoring equations of all degrees.
Without significant add-in libraries, probably not...
"Expanding and factoring equations" -- to me -- implies /symbolic
Python can compute results of equations, but it won't, natively,
Linear algebra tends to turn into matrix manipulation, as I recall...
Again, not a native feature.
But all easily available with well-established open source packages. Just
because it's not in the standard library doesn't mean that Python isn't a
suitable language for doing this stuff.
"I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless enigma
that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had
an underlying truth."
-- Umberto Eco