[SciPy-user] Renaming scipy_core: here we go again

Peter Bowyer peter at mapledesign.co.uk
Wed Jan 4 04:07:57 CST 2006


At 05:29 04/01/2006, lanceboyle at qwest.net wrote:
>All of these names are obscure. _Must_ that be the way of open source
>projects? Would you give any of these names to a product that you
>wished to sell and thus wished to be descriptive?

Completely agree.  When I first came to Python it threw me that I was 
having to find randomly named packages to do what I needed - and 
still does.  Not wishing to start a flamewar, but a CPAN style 
structure is a lot easier to find your way around...

As to suggestions, I've still not grasped what's in scipy_core, and 
googling as someone suggested turned up a thread with people agreeing 
to rename scipy_core to numpy, which makes sense.

Peter

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