bugGNU Octave - Bugs: bug #42149, documentation of integer variable...


bug #42149: documentation of integer variable types

Submitted by:  Michael Godfrey <godfrey>
Submitted on:  Sun 20 Apr 2014 02:44:11 PM UTC  
Category:  Documentation Severity:  3 - Normal
Priority:  5 - Normal Item Group:  Matlab Compatibility
Status:  None Assigned to:  None
Originator Name:  Godfrey Open/Closed:  Open
Release:  dev Operating System:  Any

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Sun 20 Apr 2014 02:44:11 PM UTC, original submission:  

I noticed that the Octave implementation of the integer
data types is much more complete and useful than the
Matlab (R2009b) implementation. (As far as I could tell
you cannot in Matlab carry out any substantial computation
in any integer modes. I just implemented computation of
the inverse of the Hilbert matrix in int64. Works fine
in Octave, cannot be done in Matlab.)

The Matlab differences are nowhere that I could find
mentioned in the Manual,
Ch 4 Numeric Data Types might be a good place to point
out the differences.

Is his dealt with somewhere that I have missed?

Somewhat off topic, it would also be helpful to have a
Chapter titled "Summary of Octave Matlab differencs"...

This could be a candidate for one of the Summer projects?

Michael Godfrey <godfrey>
Project Member


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