[SciPy-user] Python(x,y) scientific distribution

Python(x,y) contact@pythonxy....
Sun Apr 13 04:02:00 CDT 2008


Dear Stephen,

Sorry if my last e-mail was confusing, but the only platforms supported 
by Python(x,y) at the moment are Windows XP/2003/Vista (Linux version is 
being developed, and MacOS is not implemented).
I am familiar with Enthought distribution which includes a lot of 
interesting packages.
Python(x,y) is quite a different approach (we are not pretending to have 
a better approach, just different) :
    - it is a Python / Eclipse / Qt distribution : its long-term goal is 
to provide a free alternative to commercial scientific "languages" (like 
MATLAB or IDL) with a complete development environment ;
    - the number of packages distributed has been intentionally kept as 
low as possible ;
    - and last but not least: Python(x,y) can be freely download and use 
by anyone, without any restriction.

And, yes, of course, I can continue to post major release announces on 
scipy-user list.

Thanks for your support.
Best regards,
PR

Stephen McInerney a écrit :
> Dear PR,
>  
> Sounds great.
>  
> As to your platform support: is this primarily Linux and MacOS (no 
> Windows?)
>  
> This is largely similar to what Enthought do, but primarily for Windows.
> Have you talked to them?
> http://www.enthought.com/products/epd.php
> Also your license is EPL and I think theirs is "EPD".
> I think you are duplicating their effort.
>  
> In any case, can you continue to post major release announces on 
> scipy-user list?
>  
> Best regards,
> Stephen
>
> > From: "Python(x,y)" <contact@pythonxy.com>
> > Subject: [SciPy-user] Python(x,y) - Mailing list
> > To: scipy-user@scipy.org
> > Message-ID: <48011DF8.80201@pythonxy.com>
> > Content-Type: text/plain; charset=ISO-8859-1; format=flowed
> >
> > Hi all,
> >
> > One more e-mail on Python(x,y), the Python/Eclipse distribution for
> > Scientists:
> > if you are interested in this project, you can subscribe to the
> > Python(x,y) users mailing list (http://www.pythonxy.com).
> >
> > By the way, thank you all for your comments and suggestions regarding
> > Python(x,y).
> > Here are some answers to the most frequently asked questions:
> > - linux version: it is really too soon to tell when it will be ready ;
> > - MacOS version: at the moment, no action is taken to implement it
> > (except if we find someone who would want to contribute to Python(x,y)
> > and do it...) ;
> > - mailing list? done!
> > - consider preparing a new release for Numpy 1.0.5: it won't be a
> > problem, because updating Python(x,y) is a matter of a few minutes (it
> > will certainly take us more time to upload it than to update it) ;
> > - Mayavi 2: it could be included in next version of Python(x,y).
> >
> > Best regards,
> > PR
> >
> > --
> > P. Raybaut
> > Python(x,y)
> > http://www.pythonxy.com
>
>
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