[Numpy-discussion] Numerics vs. numpy

Robert Kern robert.kern@gmail....
Fri Apr 27 13:21:21 CDT 2007


O.Doehring@cs.ucl.ac.uk wrote:
> Dear community,
> 
> I have a question regarding the installation process of the Biopython
> toolbox ( http://biopython.org/DIST/docs/install/Installation.html#htoc14 ):
> 
> I want to make sure that Numerical Python is correctly installed under
> Windows XP which it is not in my case:
> 
>>>> from Numeric import *
> 
> Traceback (most recent call last):
>  File "<pyshell#0>", line 1, in <module>
>    from Numeric import *
> ImportError: No module named Numeric

BioPython still requires Numeric, the predecessor to numpy. Here is a page
describing the history of these packages:

  http://www.scipy.org/History_of_SciPy

You can download Numeric from here:

  http://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=1369&package_id=1351

-- 
Robert Kern

"I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless enigma
 that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had
 an underlying truth."
  -- Umberto Eco


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