[SciPy-dev] Renaming scipy_core ???

Perry Greenfield perry at stsci.edu
Mon Jan 2 15:24:05 CST 2006


On Jan 2, 2006, at 4:09 PM, Joe Harrington wrote:

> Besides seeking a name that is attractive and meaningful, we should
> remember functionality:
>
> - nx is a super-common variable name

But any two letter combination is likely to be found in programs so 
this is not
a significant issue (imho)

> - numerix is used by some to mean "any array package"

As Fernando points out, it's use is quite limited at the moment, and 
John
has no problem with it being used differently.

Perry




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