[SciPy-Dev] Does Matlab need to be MATLAB(TM)...

Dr. David Kirkby david.kirkby@onetel....
Fri Jun 4 03:41:42 CDT 2010


On 06/ 4/10 08:07 AM, Matthew Brett wrote:
> Hi,
>
>> IMHO it should be called MATLAB and not Matlab since that is what Mathworks call
>> it.
>
>> From the wikipedia style guide, I don't think we're obliged to
> capitalize the way the Mathworks would like, and we can choose
> whatever reads better.

If someone came along and changed SciPy to scipy, would you feel it appropriate 
to change it back? I suspect "yes" is the answer. As such, why not respect 
Mathworks and write MATLAB the prefer to write it?

BTW, I don't even use MATLAB, so I'm not a MATLAB employee or similar!


Dave


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