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Re: The future of Octave

From: John W. Eaton
Subject: Re: The future of Octave
Date: Sat, 9 Dec 2000 12:32:48 -0600

On  9-Dec-2000, Manuel A. Camacho Q. <address@hidden> wrote:

| > Just because something is the latest fad doesn't mean it is worth
| > following, particularly if you have very limited resources.
| You are right. One of the things that amazes me is that I can do math
| computing on my just-out-of-the-closet 486 with 24 MB, a $2 linux distro
| and Octave, and getting results on my just-out-of-the-trash 9 pin Cannon
| dot matrix printer.
| If I need windows, I can run Octave under Emacs, and not using the
| resource-killer graphic environments.

When I wrote about limited resources, I was thinking about developer
resources, not computing resources.


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