[IPython-dev] Scipy central & IPython notebook.

Thomas Kluyver takowl@gmail....
Sun Sep 23 15:19:44 CDT 2012


On 23 September 2012 20:53, Brian Granger <ellisonbg@gmail.com> wrote:
> OK, but what about my comments about using github rather than
> uploading files by hand for content?

I assume that would include things like gists, which seem easier for
relatively small examples? So long as people don't need to go through
setting up a git repository and pushing stuff, using external storage
is fine by me.

(From an earlier message)
> * Given these features, what we are really talking about here is
> nbviewer, not scipy-central and I think it should be developed under
> that name within the IPython universe.

>From my perspective, nbviewer is a poor name for this. The focus
should be on the content (scientific Python example code), not the
tools (the notebook). Within that, we can promote the Notebook, but
naming the site after it would be putting the cart before the horse.

Thomas


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