[SciPy-dev] Proposal: scipy.sandbox
Fernando.Perez at colorado.edu
Tue Oct 4 11:59:25 CDT 2005
Robert Kern wrote:
> I would like to propose adding a sandbox subpackage to scipy. Underneath
> scipy.sandbox would be other subsubpackages that are undergoing active
> development and whose APIs will possibly be changing rapidly or be
> broken at times. For actual scipy releases, the build of the sandbox
> would be turned off although the full source code should probably be
> included in the source distribution. The setup.py scripts should be
> written (hopefully) modular enough such that enabling individual
> subsubpackages is a matter of uncommenting a few lines.
> So, what do you think?
Note that xxx could probably use a bit of updating to reflect the current
state of scipy. But even as it is, it's a useful starter for new package
authors, and sandbox is probably the right place for it.
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