[SciPy-dev] NumPy/SciPy + MPI for Python

Bill Baxter wbaxter at gmail.com
Sat Oct 14 11:59:51 CDT 2006


On 10/15/06, A. M. Archibald <peridot.faceted at gmail.com> wrote:
> So, well, any suggestion for a name? pylab is already in use by
> matplotlib (for some reason), as is Scientific Python (and numpy,
> Numeric and numarray are obviously already confusing).

I always thought 'pylab' was an odd name, so I always do
   from matplotlib import pylab as plot

I think the matplotlib folks would be willing to change the name of
pylab if it were seen as something that would be good for the
community.  I kind of wonder why they didn't call it 'matplot',
personally.

--bb

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