[Numpy-discussion] Simple financial functions for NumPy

Francesc Altet faltet@carabos....
Fri Apr 4 10:05:33 CDT 2008


A Friday 04 April 2008, Travis E. Oliphant escrigué:
> Sebastian Haase wrote:
> > Hi Travis,
> > This sounds of course very interesting, but could you elaborate on
> > the reasoning why this should not rather be "only" in SciPy !? I
> > thought many people think that numpy was already too crowded and
> > should concentrate mostly on being a basic array handling facility.
>
> I just thought of one more thing that is probably swaying that
> mysterious "gut feel" :
>
> NumPy is on the laptop in the OLPC project.   I want to give those
> kids access to simple financial calculations for learning about
> time-preference for money and the value of saving.

Yeah :)  +1 for including these in NumPy.

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