Power series with coeffs in SymmetricFunctions()

asked 2017-04-28 15:42:00 -0500

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updated 2017-04-28 15:48:53 -0500

The following gives an error:

sym = SymmetricFunctions(QQ)
R.<t> = PowerSeriesRing(sym)

saying that base_ring is not a commutative ring. I can check sym.categories(), and indeed it is not, but I think it should be. Is there an easy way to make this work?

Thanks!

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