MACSYMA classic

Noel Chiappa jnc at
Sat Feb 3 06:55:53 CST 2018

    > From: Lars Brinkhoff

    > notes on his progress are here:

Ah, that sounds pretty good. The ability to re-create source, given the FASL,
will really help.

    > In 1982 MIT licensed Macsyma to Symbolics, but also made it available
    > to the US Department of Energy. 

I wasn't involved with this, but my recollection from dribs and drabs I
overheard was that DoE got a copy because they'd been the funding agency for
a lot of the work - i.e. MIT didn't just give a copy to DoE, it was a


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