[SciPy-dev] poll for renaming scipy_core online

eric jones eric at enthought.com
Mon Jan 2 20:37:29 CST 2006


Fernando Perez wrote:

>2. It increases the value of numerix as a base layer for third-party 
>scientific packages.  I think authors will appreciate getting a few really 
>good utilities for writing python scientific software, without making the full 
>scipy a dependency.
>
>Weave (I think) also falls into this category, but its maintenance difficulty 
>seems to tilt the decision in the direction of moving it to full scipy.  I 
>wish I could commit to maintaining it in numerix, but I really can't, and I 
>understand Travis' desire to have numerix be a rock-solid, no-hassles-to-adopt 
>foundation.  It would be fantastic if someone with a C++ penchant wanted to 
>pick this ball up.
>  
>
I would love to say yes but am up to my ears in other commitments.  
Everyone is back in the office tomorrow, so I'll talk it over with them 
and see if we can come up with a strategy for maintaining weave. 

thanks,
eric




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