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Trouble Building Octave

Started by Randy Yates February 19, 2006
Bob Cain wrote:

> > > Tim Wescott wrote: > >> Bob Cain wrote: >> >>> >>> >>> Tim Wescott wrote: >>> >>>> May I suggest SciLab as an alternative? About the only thing Octave >>>> has that SciLab doesn't is better MatLab compatibility -- and SciLab >>>> has a translator -- >>> >>> >>> >>> Both ways? >>> >>> >>> Bob >> >> >> Alas no -- only into SciLab, > > > Darn. > >> and then I understand you often have to massage things a bit. > > > Yeah I suppose little things like 0 instead of 1 index origin can give > run time problems that a syntactic translator couldn't deal with. Gives > me the shivers, actually. > > > Bob
SciLab matrices have an index origin of 1, just live MatLab and Octave. Gives me fits when I'm going back and forth between SciLab and C. -- Tim Wescott Wescott Design Services http://www.wescottdesign.com Posting from Google? See http://cfaj.freeshell.org/google/

Tim Wescott wrote:

> SciLab matrices have an index origin of 1, just live MatLab and Octave. > Gives me fits when I'm going back and forth between SciLab and C.
Really! My memory had one of the interpreters doing it right. Ah, well. Bob -- "Things should be described as simply as possible, but no simpler." A. Einstein