[SciPy-dev] Please vote on the names

Andrew Straw strawman at astraw.com
Tue Jan 3 20:59:38 CST 2006


A new Straw poll:

http://new.scipy.org/Wiki/RenamingCore

(I transcribed Darren Dale and Chris Fonnesbeck's votes.)

Question to the legal types:

Do names like "numerics" or "numeriks" open us up to cease-and-desist 
letters with anything more than empty-threat status from someone who 
owns a trademark on "numerix"?

Travis E. Oliphant wrote:

>Please give a vote (+1, 0, -1) on the following names:
>
>1. psipi
>2. scicore
>3. muscle
>4. numstar
>5. mantis
>6. numpy
>
>We have to move from numerix due to trademark concerns (I don't want to 
>have any that I can obviously avoid).
>
>These are the leading candidates.
>
>-Travis
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