[Numpy-discussion] [SciPy-Dev] Good-bye, sort of (John Hunter)

Gary Pajer gary.pajer@gmail....
Sat Aug 14 21:34:19 CDT 2010


Similar situation here.  Been Matlab-free for about ten years, but my new
employer ...

I started looking at the code, and my stomach sank when I first read

if (nargin = 1)

Oh, it hurts!!

On Fri, Aug 13, 2010 at 4:41 PM, Benjamin Root <ben.root@ou.edu> wrote:

> @Josh: Awesome name.  Very fitting...
>
> Another thing that I really love about matplotlib that drove me nuts in
> Matlab was being unable to use multiple colormaps in the same figure.
>
> And don't get me started with the map plotting tools and pcolor!
>
> Ben Root
>
>
> On Fri, Aug 13, 2010 at 3:27 PM, Joshua Holbrook <josh.holbrook@gmail.com>wrote:
>
>> Ugh! I miss all that stuff anytime I have to use matlab. Working with
>> strings sucks especially hard.
>>
>> In fact, I've tried reimplementing half of the tools I wish I had. If
>> anyone cares:
>>
>>    http://github.com/jesusabdullah/methlabs
>>
>> I'd love feedback. Perhaps ironically, I haven't used it much, due to
>> not wanting to give my matlabs dependencies. :/
>>
>> --Josh
>>
>>
>>
>> On Fri, Aug 13, 2010 at 12:04 PM, David Goldsmith
>> <d.l.goldsmith@gmail.com> wrote:
>> >
>> >> > After several years now of writing Python and now having written my
>> >> > first
>> >> > on-the-job 15 operational MATLAB LOC, all of which are string, cell
>> >> > array,
>> >> > and file processing, I'm ready to say: "MATLAB: what a PITA!" :-(
>> >>
>> >> Ahh, cell arrays, they bring back memories.  Makes you pine for a
>> >> dictionary, no?
>> >>
>> >> JDH
>> >
>> > Not to mention writeline, readline, string concatenation using +,
>> English
>> > wording of loops, list comprehension, etc., etc., etc. - if people only
>> > knew...
>> >
>> > DG
>> >
>> >>
>> >> --
>> >
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>> >
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