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"A map that tried to pin down a sheep trail was just credible,

 but it was an optimistic map that tried to fix a the path made by the wind,

 or a path made across the grass by the shadow of flying birds."

                                                                 - _A Walk through H_, Peter Greenaway


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I'd like to suggest that someone with administrative access monitor this site on non-business days. Quite a few times now this site has gone down on a Friday evening and not been available until the following Monday morning. Or if this is actually scheduled maintenance then perhaps that could be announced.


In the command-line or Classic worksheet interfaces of Maple, after entering


only the help page for Statistics[PointPlot] is shown.

This is strange, since plots[pointplot] gives an exact match for the lower case name entered while Statistics[PointPlot] does not. In Maple 10.06, that same help query showed the plots[pointplot] page.

In the Standard worksheet interface that same command brings up the Statistics[PointPlot] page. But a...

How can Maple arrive at the following, for an unspecified function f(x,y), without knowing sufficient conditions (eg. whether the 2nd partials are continuous)?

> # From the ?diff help-page
> diff(f(x,y),x,y) - diff(f(x,y),y,x);

Continuity of integrands isn't generally assumed by int (there's a separate optional parameter which enables it...

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