[SciPy-dev] Renaming scipy_core ???

Stephen Waterbury golux at comcast.net
Sun Jan 1 23:31:59 CST 2006


Prabhu Ramachandran wrote:
>>>>>>"John" == John Hunter <jdhunter at ace.bsd.uchicago.edu> writes:
> 
>>>>>>"Travis" == Travis Oliphant <oliphant.travis at ieee.org> writes:
> [...]
>     John> scipy.  Thus a name like numerix may better reflect what the
>     John> package offers: a core array object with benefits.
> 
> Obelix, Vitalstatistix and other Asterix character names come readily
> to mind.

Wow, I just realized that Asterix's mother must have been ... matrix!
(Pronounced with a short "a", of course ... sorry, couldn't resist :)

Steve




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