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Re: idl2matlab translate-o-matic

David Fanning <davidf@dfanning.com> wrote in message
> Michael C Schweisguth (mschweis@u.arizona.edu) writes:
> IDL does a better job of creating features
> professional programmers find desirable.
Perhaps "better than MatLab", but hardly what "professional programmers"
want. What can you say of a language that is purely array oriented, but
cannot comprehend the existence of an empty array? What of a language that
can itself reclaim memory from unused arrays, but forces the user to reclaim
"pointers" and "objects"? Etc., etc., ...

D.McClain, Sr. Scientist
Raytheon Systems Co.
Tucson, AZ