[SciPy-user] pre-release peek of compiler... and I need help with a name

Staelin, Carl staelin at exch.hpl.hp.com
Thu Jan 3 01:26:37 CST 2002


Why not one of:
	py2c
	ccompiler
	c

Cheers,

Carl

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> -----Original Message-----
> From: eric [mailto:eric at scipy.org]
> Sent: Thursday, January 03, 2002 1:01 AM
> To: scipy-user at scipy.org; scipy-dev at scipy.org
> Subject: [SciPy-user] pre-release peek of compiler... and I need help
> with a name
> 
> 
> Hey folks,
> 
> Happy new year to all.  In celebration, I had planned on 
> releasing a new
> version of the scipy.compiler module, but as a stand alone 
> package since it
> is useful outside the scientific community.  So, the module was to be
> released as 'compiler'.  Unfortunately, at the 11th hour, I 
> just noticed
> that name is already taken in 2.2.  Doh!
> 
> So, I need a new name.  The module has three main functions 
> (or modules).
> 
> inline() -- allows you to inline C/C++ code in Python.
> blitz() -- translates python Numeric expressions into Blitz++ (C++)
> expressions for fast execution.
> ext_tools -- Module useful for building Python extension modules.
> 
> You can look here at the temporary site (until I get the real name...)
> 
>     http://www.scipy.org/site_content/compiler/
> 
> Please let me know if you have a suitable name.  Travis V. 
> has the front
> runner:
> 
>     cwrap
> 
> Putting that along side cow.py is a little much though... so 
> we're still
> looking.
> 
> Also, there are still tons of typos, etc. in the docs(Trav 
> suggests running
> a find/replace on your/you're would help. :| ) Let me know 
> how the tests
> fair if anyone gets a chance to try it, and we'll hopefully 
> have things
> shaped up with a new name for release by the end of the week.
> 
> eric
> 
> 
> 
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