[SciPy-user] Pros and Cons of Python verses other array environments
robert.kern at gmail.com
Sat Sep 30 15:01:54 CDT 2006
David Finlayson wrote:
> In a nutshell, it still looks like alpha software compared to Matlab.
> Documentation is not ready for end users (and not professionally
> published). Some of the numeric libraries have been around for ages, but
> that only adds to the confusion because there are numerous packages
> spread all over the Internet with a chain of dependencies that adds
> still more confusion. It still looks like a patchwork quilt rather than
> an organized system. Finally, most production environments outside of
> academia use Windows or maybe OSX. That means that (a) there is no
> compiler, its batteries included or its dead;
> and (b) there is a real
> need for an integrated environment because Emacs doesn't come installed
> on Windows.
The next release of Enthon will include the SPE IDE.
"I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless enigma
that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had
an underlying truth."
-- Umberto Eco
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