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Re: matching command

From: Stefan van der Walt
Subject: Re: matching command
Date: Fri, 16 Dec 2005 02:02:55 +0200
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On Thu, Dec 15, 2005 at 09:55:44PM +0200, Shai Ayal wrote:
> >They're not supposed to -- and if they do, it's a bug.  It might be
> >true, though, that not all functionality is always identically
> >supported (and of course, using 'help' is always a good idea).
> I'm not sure I agree -- e.g. the plot command's way of specifying line 
> labels (keys) is a wonderful feature which I think does not exist in matlab
> plot(x,y,"b-;just a line;");
> I'm sure there are many other examples. IMHO Octave should strive to be 
> better than matlab, not just a clone

While I share your sentiments, I believe it's a design decision that's
been taken?  Octave aims to be compatible with MATLAB, wherever possible.


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