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Date: 2007-03-08 (03:27)
From: skaller <skaller@u...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Interactive technical computing
On Wed, 2007-03-07 at 22:19 -0500, Jim Miller wrote:
> Ah, I misunderstood ...
> I would say that with the researchers I know of and work with, the
> answer would be no.  $5K these days is a lot of money for most of the
> scientists I'm working with, to the point that they're actually using
> Octave and R (free) and moving away from buying their analysis
> packages. 

So how about $500? I just picked a random number out of the air.

Don't forget .. the general framework Harrop describes isn't
restricted to the science market, certainly not just atmospherics.

Although with the current hype about global warming, atmospheric
modelling might get additional funds pumped in .. :)

John Skaller <skaller at users dot sf dot net>
Felix, successor to C++: http://felix.sf.net