Chapter 1. Introduction

"I have read your posting as of ... to the Scilab newsgroup. It was very clear. Can you make a FAQ out of it?" Yes, we can, and here it is!

The hints, tricks, and information put together in sci-BOT come from our own experience (read: daily struggle), problems we have solved for our colleagues, and of course questions answered on the newsgroup. Therfore, this document is a rather loose collection of facts, and should not be read cover to cover.

What this document is not:

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