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Re: QtOctave for windows and questions

From: Steve C. Thompson
Subject: Re: QtOctave for windows and questions
Date: Wed, 14 Mar 2007 12:38:37 -0700

On Wed, 2007-03-14 at 19:59 +0100, Michael Grossbach wrote:
> But what's the use of a GUI to Octave anyway?

I agree with your line of reasoning.  However, it seems like 90%
of the Matlab users I encounter say: does Octave have a GUI like

I've shown them a screen shot of Kate, with Octave running in
Kate's build-in lower panel command line, displaying a plot,
etc., and that looks somewhat familiar too them.  But I think a
big sticking point for many Matlab users switching to Octave is a

Personally, I run Octave in Konsole, edit m-files with Vim, and
see no need for a GUI.  But for greater adoption, a big fat and
feature-rich Octave GUI would be an asset for the project.


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