[IPython-User] IPython parallel functionality added to http://wiki.python.org/moin/ParallelProcessing

Frank Horowitz frank@horow....
Tue Dec 14 07:45:24 CST 2010


+1 for MultiPython!
I love it!

Frank

On 14/12/2010, at 5:29 AM, Dan Halbert wrote:

> You're very welcome about adding IPython to the wiki. I would not have 
> known about the parallel stuff in IPython if I hadn't read the manual in 
> some detail.
> 
> Deciding how to list it was actually the hardest part of putting it in 
> the wiki. The parallel capability does not have a uniform name, as far 
> as I know. It is just "the parallel functionality in IPython" right now. 
> Do you think it should have a name? The import name is not very 
> descriptive: "from IPython.kernel import client".
> 
> Having a name speaks to the "is the parallelism separable?" discussion 
> also on ipython-user now, but even without being separated, it might be 
> nice to have a uniform shorthand name. I offer some strawmen:
> 
> parallel IPython (capitalized or not)
> IPython parallelism
> IParPython
> IPythonMulti
> MultIPython
> IPythonTimesN
> distributed IPython
> IPython clustering
> IPCluster
> 
> (or IPyCluster? Another digression: I see several projects with "IP" as 
> a prefix, but that has many meanings; "IPy" seems more specific to me.)
> 
> Dan
> 
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	Frank Horowitz
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