[Numpy-discussion] packaging scipy (was Re: Simple financial functions for NumPy)

Gael Varoquaux gael.varoquaux@normalesup....
Thu Apr 10 10:38:36 CDT 2008


On Thu, Apr 10, 2008 at 10:15:31AM -0500, Travis E. Oliphant wrote:

> > I'm toying with the idea of having our students install SAGE this
> > year.  This would give them a great framework for interactive
> > experimentation.  I am worried, however, that it would keep them from
> > learning how to write standalone Python code, with proper structure in
> > terms of classes etc. -- SAGE is not an IDE after all.  On the other
> > hand it does address the packaging issue.


> <shamless plug> So does the Enthought Python Distribution. </shameless_plug>

Well, EPD targets packaging, but not the IDE (want to have a go at this
problem?).

Cheers,

Gaël


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