[SciPy-dev] Renaming scipy_core ???

Travis Oliphant oliphant.travis at ieee.org
Mon Jan 2 09:50:46 CST 2006


John Hunter wrote:

>>>>>>"Travis" == Travis Oliphant <oliphant.travis at ieee.org> writes:
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>    Travis> We could call the scipy_core package scicore, or numcore,
>    Travis> if that is the only concern.  The biggest concern is that
>
>I've been happy with the name "numerix" in matplotlib.  It is intended
>to connote "Numeric" in plural, eg numeric, numarray and (now) scipy
>core.  Also, the import abbrev
>
>  import numerix as nx
>
>is a good mnemonic and is less likely to clash with the local
>namespace than other popular historical choices
>  
>
I like the numerix name.  My only concern is would that mess up the use 
of numerix as a superset of all the array packages?  Perhaps that would 
be a "good thing" :-)

-Travis




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