sympy: what's wrong with this picture?

Mensanator mensanator at
Tue Mar 4 02:44:13 CET 2008

On Mar 3, 6:49 pm, Robert Kern <robert.k... at> wrote:
> Mensanator wrote:
> > On Mar 3, 4:53 pm, Carl Banks <pavlovevide... at> wrote:
> >> 3. You must be terribly naive if you expect a freeware program with a
> >> version number of 0.5.12 not to have bugs
> > No, but I guess I'm naive thinking that when someone posts a link to
> > such a program that he's recommending going and trying it out. That
> > is why they're making it available, isn't it? For people to try out
> > so they can get free testing? Aren't I doing my part? Should I just
> > uninstall it and forget it?
> Finding the issue and reporting it to the sympy bug tracker is commendable.
> Coming here and "un-recommending" sympy before the issue was resolved is not.

Bad choice of words I guess. I'll try to keep that in mind.

> --
> Robert Kern
> "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

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