[SciPy-user] Installation on dual opteron ...

Arnd Baecker arnd.baecker at web.de
Wed Sep 28 05:29:22 CDT 2005



On Wed, 28 Sep 2005, Travis Oliphant wrote:

> Arnd Baecker wrote:
>
> >>If so, we should worry about it, but
> >>if it's only being triggered by *plt code, I'm not sure it warrants spending
> >>preciously scarce resources, giving that in the new scipy, *plt are going to
> >>disappear.
> >>There is pretty much consensus that matplotlib will take care of
> >>plotting and scipy will drop the old, unmaintained *plt modules.
> >>
> >
> >Umpf - has this already been decided?
> >scipy.xplt is very important to me/us as a lot of code used in our group
> >is heavily based on it!
> >
> Yeah, it's been decided.   But, don't panic. I don't think it will be
> that big of a deal.
>
> pygist will still exist and code from scipy.xplt will go into it.
> There will still be a scipy.xplt package (just not bundled with the new
> system).
>
> All it really means is that there will be an additional package to install.

That sounds very good - in particular if then `scipy.xplt.*`
can still be used as before it won't break any old code.
((and if it could still be bundled with the Windows Sumo Package,
at least for a while, everyone should be happy ...)

Thanks for the clarification, best,

Arnd



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