[Numpy-discussion] matlab vs. python question

Sturla Molden sturla@molden...
Thu Apr 26 08:01:06 CDT 2007

On 4/26/2007 2:47 PM, Neal Becker wrote:

> That's interesting.  How did you find this information?

What information?

Matlab's pass-by-value semantics is well known to anyone who has ever 
used Matlab.

The Mathwork's employees have numerous times stated that Matlab uses 
copy-on-write to optimize function calls. I first learned of it in the 
usenet group comp.soft-sys.matlab.

Sturla Molden

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