[IPython-dev] Scipy central & IPython notebook.

Brian Granger ellisonbg@gmail....
Sun Sep 23 16:49:59 CDT 2012


On Sun, Sep 23, 2012 at 1:19 PM, Thomas Kluyver <takowl@gmail.com> wrote:
> 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.

Yes, it will definitely work with gists for that reason.

> (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.

Yes, I agree that as the capabilities of nbviewer expand, it will
quickly outgrow that name and that we will probably want to reconsider
that.

Cheers,

Brian

> Thomas
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Brian E. Granger
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