[SciPy-user] nd_image rename

Fernando Perez Fernando.Perez at colorado.edu
Fri Mar 17 13:56:32 CST 2006


Sebastian Haase wrote:
> On Friday 17 March 2006 03:32, Matthew Brett 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' ;-)
>>
>>My vote is for ndimage - I tend to agree about 'image' being slightly
>>confusing.
>>
>>Matthew
> 
> 
> ndimage would probably be my vote too - nd_image was OK too...
> ( I don't like image_n !)

I think in scipy we're trying to (loosely) follow the Python naming PEP, which 
discourages underscores in module names.  In that case, ndimage would win over 
nd_image.

Cheers,

f



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