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Re: Embedding the Octave interactive prompt

From: John Swensen
Subject: Re: Embedding the Octave interactive prompt
Date: Thu, 08 Nov 2007 12:52:59 -0500
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Jordi Gutiérrez Hermoso wrote:
On 08/11/2007, Michael Goffioul <address@hidden> wrote:
On 11/8/07, Javier Arantegui <address@hidden> wrote:
QtOctave can be use under MS Windows XP (I am not sure what you mean with
As far as I know, it does not use terminal emulation.

True. The last version that Pedro Lucas made (which I have yet to
package for Debian; I'm on it) implements its own history and command
completion functions independently from GNU readline. I still think
it's substandard myself, but it's a vast improvement over not having
that functionality at all. However, P.L. seemed unaware of John
Swenson's work in the C++ octave_server class, and he thought it was
interesting when I pointed it out to him. He may change his approach
to QtOctave in the next release. Terminal emulation may not be
necessary at all.

- Jordi G. H.
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P.S. With the recent patches to the high-level debugging functionality of octave (see debug.h and, my octave_server class will soon have the ability to set, clear, and respond to hitting breakpoints. This would happen a lot faster if I could get my Matrix Analysis and Random Signal Analysis teachers to give a little less homework ;)

John Swensen

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