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Re: Considerations

From: Joao Cardoso
Subject: Re: Considerations
Date: Wed, 17 Nov 1999 04:39:50 +0000

Emanuele Olivetti wrote:
> Hi,
> I'd like to promote a way to make Octave grow, using all the codes
> produced by Octave users. I make my own routine and some of
> them are good, so why not share it with every body? I can
> post my little work, but it is difficult to search it in
> future browsing Octave archives. In Mathworks site they
> have 'The Mathworks Download', a repository for m-files
> made by users, that offer their free contribution to a
> COMMERCIAL firm. I think that Octave can do the same
> excluding all commercial aspects, in a simple way making
> a browsable tree by category (and serchable index) of
> all routines made bye users like me. Then we can add a
> way to cast votes (to obtain better quality) and try to make
> free toolboxes if people want to co-operate in the same field,
> maybe opening sub-mailing-list, etc.

Some years (?!) ago someone has started that job, and it was available
at For some reason it is not
maintained anymore, although a copy is available at

Perhaps someone could (re)start from that point? I think that the
"someone" is always the problem... :-)


> I made this consideration because I was looking for a clustering
> routine on Mathworks site, and searching among m-file they show me
> a lot of advertising of their tollboxes and (at the end) free files.
> Thanks in advance for every suggestion.
>                                                 Emanuele
>                                                 Olivetti

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