This is the first release of yacas after moving over to GitHub, license change and switching to the new webpage and new documentation system. Despite all the changes, yacas keeps up as a small, flexible, portable, backward-compatible, easy to use and extend Computer Algebra System that just makes the computer calculations easy.
license is changed from GPLv2 to LGPLv2.1
ability to protect symbols against inadvertent modification; standard symbols are protected by default
preliminary implementation of associations
preliminary implementation of basic graph functionality
preliminary implementation of rational functions integration
preliminary implementation of numerical integration
fixed GCD and related functionality
fixed Degree() and LeadingCoef()
the package is now relocatable - can be put anywhere in the filesystem without (re)installation
FreeBSD port should work out-of-the-box
significantly improved efficiency
preliminary implementation of Unicode handling
apart from cmake, jyacas can be built using ant
documentation is transformed from custom markup to reStructuredText; old documentation is scheduled for removal in the next release
build system moved to cmake; the automake-based build system will be removed in the next release
Altogether, 98 issues were closed in this release.
I’d like to express my gratitude to Oliver Glier and Adrian Vontobel who have helped to make the release better.