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Re: Function shaperead for octave

Juan Pablo Carbajal
On Fri, Oct 12, 2012 at 10:58 AM, Alain Foehn <[hidden email]> wrote:

> Hey !
> Sorry for the delay of my answer.
> I will study a bit more the package I found and then contact the owner to
> see if we can integrate it under GPL compatible licence to future Octave
> versions.
> I'll keep you informed when there is something new.
> Thanks for your support !
> Alain
> Le 04.10.2012 22:35, Juan Pablo Carbajal a écrit :
>> On Thu, Oct 4, 2012 at 10:28 PM, Juan Pablo Carbajal
>> <[hidden email]> wrote:
>>> On Thu, Oct 4, 2012 at 9:29 PM, Alain Foehn <[hidden email]>
>>> wrote:
>>>> Hey all,
>>>> Thanks for your support and your quick answers this afternoon.
>>>> With further investigations, I found a package of functions for Matlab
>>>> working also under Octave having a function m_shaperead that does almost
>>>> what I am looking for. Just outputs are slightly different, but this
>>>> function is of great help. The package is available on
>>>> I think it would be a good thing to have such a function available in a
>>>> "official" package for octave. I don't know the procedure for such an
>>>> addition, mostly with a function written by someone else. I think some
>>>> other
>>>> functions could also be added to the mapping package of octave and would
>>>> reinforce Octave strength in GIS field (I am a new engineer in a Alpine
>>>> environment research centre and trying to show how Octave could be a
>>>> good
>>>> replacement to Matlab, so such arguments are welcome...).
>>>> I will probably work on it next week a bit. Would you be interested by
>>>> the
>>>> modified version (I had some warnings of "matlab-looking syntax" or
>>>> something like when I did tests today).
>>>> Thanks a lot again and greetings,
>>>> Alain
>>> Hi Alain,
>>> Great job! Sadly the code is proprietary and cannot be distributed
>>> with GNU Octave unless we get the owner to release under a GPL
>>> compatible license.
>>> The procedure is as follows. Just write an e-mail to the owner of the
>>> package explaining our needs. Read these examples that I have send in
>>> the past:
>>> Use them as templates if you want. I particularly like the ones I sent
>>> to the Non-negative matrix factorization people. Do not forget to add
>>> the OctaveForge mailing list ([hidden email]) in the
>>> CC.
>>> Once we have the package under GPL we can start the port.
>>> Thank you!
>>> --
>>> M. Sc. Juan Pablo Carbajal
>>> -----
>>> PhD Student
>>> University of Zürich
>> I am adding José to the list of e-mails. He is our mapping expert ;)
>> @José: What do you think of this package?
>> Does it complement octPROJ
>> nicely?


Excellent news!

Please do hesitate to ask for questions/help (well... asking for it
wont hurt anybody ;) )

Please, send future e-mails on this subject to [hidden email]

M. Sc. Juan Pablo Carbajal
PhD Student
University of Zürich

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