[SciPy-dev] License review / weave bsd-ification

Gael Varoquaux gael.varoquaux@normalesup....
Mon Nov 3 03:30:36 CST 2008


On Mon, Nov 03, 2008 at 10:22:50AM +0100, Benny Malengier wrote:
>    I think weave is very important to researchers as it offers a qood reason
>    to actually use scipy over writing C in the first place.
>    I for one use it to speed up some important short functions. We know
>    python is for many things not the best language in scientific computing,
>    so these interfaces to allow for faster implementations are very
>    important.

+1 on all this. Practicality beats purity. It is going to be pretty hard
to explain to people that they have to install a bunch of different
packages get a full working environment.

Gaël


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