[Numpy-discussion] Installation of Numerical Python

Linda Seltzer lseltzer@alumni.caltech....
Sat Oct 11 09:19:34 CDT 2008


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someone may be using code written by someone else.
I have been reading various tutorials on the Internet, and they offer very
incomplete information.  Also, it is necessary to minimize time spent on
installation and system administration and maximize time spent on math.
>
> Hi Linda,
>
> You only sent this to me BTW, I have copiedg this reply back to the list.
>
> From your original email, I have the impression you are using some
> existing code that someone else wrote:
>
> Traceback (most recent call last):
>  File "C:\Documents and Settings\music1\My
> Documents\Aerostream\aerostream\Reed
> Solomon\python-rscode\python-rscode\GF16genroot2a.py", line 18, in
> <module>
>    import Numeric
> ImportError: No module named Numeric
>
> I suggest you try one of the following (in order of preferrence):
>
> I would start by emailing the author(s) and asking if they have any
> plans to move their code from Numeric to numpy.
>
> Otherwise, if you are reasonably experienced with python, you could
> try modifying their code to switch it from Numeric to numpy.
>
> Finally, what is probably the easiest answer in the short term, just
> install Numeric for Python 2.5 using the Windows installer I linked
> to.
>
> Peter
>
> P.S. You can have both Numeric and numpy installed at the same time -
> that won't cause a problem.
>



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