[SciPy-dev] F2PY future
Fri Apr 11 13:53:23 CDT 2008
On Fri, April 11, 2008 7:36 pm, Nathan Bell wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 11, 2008 at 6:07 AM, Pearu Peterson <email@example.com> wrote:
>> However, there are rumours of cleaning up scipy/numpy from extension
>> generation tools and so in long term, f2py may need to look for another
> Do you mean that NumPy/SciPy would no longer include f2py source code
yes, but that is just a rumour:), one should not expect that to
happen in near future. I think first we need g3 f2py.
> or that NumPy/SciPy would no longer use extension generation tools at
they should certainly do that as extension generation tools
guarantee higher quality of the extension modules than writing
hundreds of extension modules by hand.
>> So, I wonder if a hosting could be provided for f2py? Say, in a
>> form of f2py.scipy.org or www.f2py.org? I am rather ignorant about
>> matters, so any help will be appreciated.
> If you haven't done so already, register f2py.org immediately (and
> possibly the .com as well). Many registration services (e.g.
> godaddy.com) allow you to forward the URL to another URL. For
> instance, http://pyamg.org currently redirects to
> http://code.google.com/p/pyamg/. If you chose to run your own host in
> the future, then you can just point the DNS record for your domain to
> the host's IP.
Thanks for the hints, they were very useful. I have registered
f2py.org and f2py.com domains and the redirections work
fine. This solves one problem: now one can advertise f2py via
www.f2py.com (or www.f2py.org) and it should be stable at
least for the next 10 years:).
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