[Pkg-octave-devel] Bug#525113: Bug#525113: Inconsistant complex matrix multiplication

Thomas Weber thomas.weber.mail at gmail.com
Wed Apr 22 21:04:14 UTC 2009

On Wed, Apr 22, 2009 at 12:01:19PM +0200, Laurent Mazet wrote:
> Package: octave3.0
> Version: 1:3.0.1-7
> Arch: i386
> Severity: grave
> Hi,
> I've just realized that I can multiply a real 2x2 matrix by a complex vector.

Uh, yes. Why shouldn't this work? Or in other words, how do you
distinguish the real matrix from a complex matrix with its complex
coefficients being zero

[ 1, 2; 3,4] is the same as [1+0i, 2+0i; 3+0i, 4+0i], isn't it?


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