[SciPy-user] nd_image rename
haase at msg.ucsf.edu
Thu Mar 16 23:57:20 CST 2006
I just noticed that nd_image is going to be named scipy.image.
My concern is that that might remind to much of jpg,bmp,tiff,... image
Also "image" sounds very 2d ! like 'picture' ;-)
I thought that Peter Verveer's nd_image name took nicely care of both of
(As a reminder: Peter's package contains lot's of generic ND filtering
and some nice segmentation and morphology routines:
Multi-dimensional image processing
Did I miss the beginning of this thread ?
Just my 2 cents.
- Sebastian Haase
Travis Oliphant wrote:
> Ed Schofield wrote:
>> Travis Oliphant wrote:
>>> Ed Schofield wrote:
>>>> I could try to make a new SciPy release this weekend.
>>>> Before then, though, I suggest we change the package name of nd_image.
>>> Probably the right thing to do, especially as we improve it. Right now
>>> it's just a copy of nd_image from numarray (thus the name).
>>> Anybody who wants to make the necessary name changes is welcome.
>> Done it. I've renamed the package at the Python level; the C module is
>> still available to Python as _nd_image, with the leading underscore etc.
>> Is the nd_image package still being maintained in numarray, or is SciPy
>> now its official home? :)
> Peter, the original author, has said (for reasons that were not entirely
> clear) that he will not be supporting the numpy version (or eventually
> the numarray version, either --- I think he's planning on writing some
> other library-based solution).
> So, what we have in SciPy is "the official" home for the numpy version
> of his package.
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