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Doug,

I'll second that ;)

Happy holidays all...

Tom




Doug Schwarz <see@sig.for.address.edu> wrote in message <see-8C7C44.07483521122009@news.frontiernet.net>...
> In article <hgnkp2$7lf$1@fred.mathworks.com>,
>  "Thomas Clark" <t.clark@remove.spamcantab.net> wrote:
> 
> > As the original 'moaner' about compiled MEX files I should follow up on the 
> > discussion!
> > 
> > I didn't mean to have a whinge about that problem in particular - I used the 
> > case to highlight that the guidelines clearly have not been updated to 
> > reflect what is and isn't allowed. 
> > 
> > As Jan points out, the guidelines state that compiled files should be 
> > included with their source code - but compiled files evidently aren't allowed 
> > at all. I've no (big) problem with the rules themselves - I'd just like to 
> > know what they are!
> > 
> > --
> > 
> > Re. the specific issue of compiled MEX files, I accept TMW's treatment of the 
> > problem, which is one sensible way of decreasing the risk. It's still 
> > actually my view that we should allow them (with source) to be used at the 
> > downloader's risk - but we've had this conversation in the past, and a 
> > decision has been made by TMW.
> 
> 
> Point taken and I agree completely.  The rules should be made more clear.
> 
> Had this been an ordinary online forum the discussion would have 
> degenerated by now into name calling, veiled threats (if not outright) 
> and vulgar language.  Here, we are reasoning adults who can discuss 
> issues in a civilized manner.  I love this newsgroup.
> 
> Best wishes for the Holidays to all!
> 
> Doug
> 
> -- 
> Doug Schwarz
> dmschwarz&ieee,org
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