[Numpy-discussion] contribution about history of Numeric

Fernando Perez fperez.net at gmail.com
Thu Oct 5 23:08:28 CDT 2006


On 10/5/06, Paul Dubois <pfdubois at gmail.com> wrote:
> I was reading the 'History of SciPy' page and noticed the discussion about
> Numeric. Here's the true story about why the various names for the original:
> numpy, Numeric, Numerical.

I added this to the wiki page (http://www.scipy.org/History_of_SciPy),
though I don't know how to make a block quote in wiki markup, so I
left it without any visual clue.

Thanks for the info!

Best,

f




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