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Re: Who uses Octave?

From: Julien Salort
Subject: Re: Who uses Octave?
Date: Wed, 08 Feb 2012 17:10:01 +0100
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Przemek Klosowski <address@hidden> writes:

> Understood-unfortunately many of us are in the same situation. John
> makes a point that a FOSS driver is preferable, both in general and
> specifically for working scientists--as you yourself said, the NI
> Linux driver is fragile and limits your choice of platforms, and
> that's on a good day, because on a bad day closed drivers just
> malfunction and leave you with no way to do anything about it.


> NI used to publish full hardware specs and driver source for their
> products, so while their closed source Linux drivers are better than
> nothing, they made things worse for their customers. May I make a
> personal suggestion that you write your NI sales representative and
> mention that?

I can try.
Not sure I get a positive answer, though.

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