[SciPy-dev] the scipy mission, include finite element solver

Andrew Straw strawman@astraw....
Tue Apr 14 17:39:18 CDT 2009


Ondrej Certik wrote:

> So it's clear that besides scipy itself, there should be a all in one
> solution, like EPD (commercial), Sage (GPL), or SPD (GPL, but in
> principle if all the Sage scripts are rewritten, could be BSD) that I
> am working on.
> 
> There needs to be something, that people can take and customize to
> create their own all in one solutions, e.g. for PDE, or for biology,
> for mathematics (that is Sage) or I don't know what.

I call that Debian/Ubuntu. Package management is one thing that Debian
got really right. I don't really see the value in re-inventing Debian
package management. Why not just use it?

> Too bad I need to sleep some time, otherwise I'd be working on this
> nonstop to make this happen.

I notice you already are working pretty close to nonstop on packaging
for Debian, so go a bit easier on yourself. :)


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