[SciPy-dev] splinalg naming
Charles R Harris
Thu Feb 21 14:32:42 CST 2008
On Tue, Feb 19, 2008 at 2:59 PM, Nathan Bell <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Feb 19, 2008 3:43 PM, Stefan van der Walt <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > I'm just curious as to the motivation behind the name (currently, it
> > looks like it is meant to distinguish between dense and sparse linear
> > algebra, but I suppose scipy.sparse.linalg would have done that as
> > well).
> That's true. I'm not married to the name splinalg, so I wouldn't
> object to a change.
It always takes me a moment to translate splin from "spline" to "sparse
linear". I think a more obvious name would be a good idea.
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