[SciPy-user] Re: [SciPy-dev] Future directions for SciPy in light
of meeting at Berkeley
Colin J. Williams
cjw at sympatico.ca
Wed Mar 9 14:15:54 CST 2005
Stephen Walton wrote:
> I think splitting scipy up into multiple subpackages isn't such a good
> idea. Perhaps I'm in the minority, but I find CPAN counter-intuitive,
> hard to use, and hard to keep track of in an RPM-based environment.
> Any large package is going to include a lot of stuff most people don't
> need, but like a NY Times ad used to say, "You might not read it all,
> but isn't it nice to know it's all there?"
Debian has a nice package management system with a GUI (aptitude) to go
on top of the basic apt. This keeps track of and enforces pakage
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