[SciPy-user] nd_image rename

Ed Schofield schofield at ftw.at
Fri Mar 17 03:49:55 CST 2006


On 17/03/2006, at 9:26 AM, Travis Oliphant wrote:

> Sebastian Haase wrote:
>> Hi,
>> 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
>> files...
>> Also "image" sounds very 2d ! like 'picture' ;-)
>>
> True, it might give that connotation.  While I'm not one who thinks  
> much
> of the distinction between 2-d and N-d, there are many that do,
>
> So, perhaps we should rename (yet again --- isn't SVN nice :-) )  the
> library to ndimage or imagend, or something like that.
>

I don't think an image has to be 2-d.  And the package easily handles  
2-d images as a special case, right? ;)

But I don't feel particularly strongly about it.  What do other  
people think?

-- Ed



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