On 2014-05-21 01:40, Dennis Lee Bieber wrote:

On Sun, 18 May 2014 14:09:43 -0400, "Bill Cunningham" <nospam@nspam.invalid> declaimed the following:## Advertising

linear algebra, expanding and factoring equations of all degrees. Geometry.Without significant add-in libraries, probably not... "Expanding and factoring equations" -- to me -- implies /symbolic algebra systems/. Python can compute results of equations, but it won't, natively, reformulate equations. 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.`

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