[PW] Science Direct article?

John Cowan cowan at mercury.ccil.org
Sat Aug 13 22:09:48 PDT 2016

brian whatcott scripsit:

> Matlab ~ which can run $2 grand!    I noticed that there were cracks
> on offer for free download from Russian sites.  A crack is essentially
> a software theft, and comes complete with adware, trojan horses for
> bots etc., so this is not a sensible way to go.    I settled for
> a discounted domestic(I thought!) source of an outdated but usable
> version which still cost real money.

You might want to consider GNU Octave, which is very similar (though
not 100% compatible) to Matlab, and is entirely free (both libre and

John Cowan          http://www.ccil.org/~cowan        cowan at ccil.org
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