[SciPy-dev] Renaming scipy_core ???

eric jones eric at enthought.com
Mon Jan 2 20:31:18 CST 2006


Fernando Perez wrote:

>Joe Harrington wrote:
>  
>
>>Besides seeking a name that is attractive and meaningful, we should
>>remember functionality:
>>
>>- nx is a super-common variable name
>>- numerix is used by some to mean "any array package"
>>    
>>
>
>Note that, to my knowledge, the only two uses of 'numerix' in the wild right 
>now are by matplotlib and enthought.  John specifically already suggested 
>nuemrix, so he's obviously OK with that.  And in enthought, numerix is also (I 
>think) used as a compatibility layer, so once we only have one array package, 
>I imagine they'd be OK (though confirmation from them would be welcome).
>  
>
Unless Robert or Prabhu have any reason not to approve, I'm fine with it.

eric




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