[Numpy-discussion] numarray repackaging one more time...

Kasper Souren Kasper.Souren at ircam.fr
Wed May 14 03:03:08 CDT 2003


> > Future 3rd party packages should locate themselves under the
> > numarray.addons sub-package:
> >
> > *               --> numarray.addons.*
>
> What's the rationale for having a separate place for third-party
> packages? Shouldn't they just install themselves as their own packages
> or modules? (i.e., in site-packages/)

Maybe it's nice to have both. Leave it to the third-party to decide whether 
it's a good idea to install in numarray.addons or in site-packages/.

For stuff that's not too dependent on numpy (PyGame for instance) it would be 
better to install in site-packages/. For other things (like PyQwt) it might 
be better to locate them in numarray.addons.

bye,
Kasper




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