[SciPy-user] Enthought Python Distribution

Travis Vaught travis@enthought....
Thu Jul 3 16:26:13 CDT 2008


Hey Fernando,

On Jul 2, 2008, at 12:10 PM, Fernando Perez wrote:

> Hey Travis,
>
> On Wed, Jul 2, 2008 at 7:32 AM, Travis Vaught <travis@enthought.com>  
> wrote:
>> Greetings,
>>
>> We're pleased to announce the beta release of the Enthought Python
>> Distribution for *Mac OS X*.
>
> First of all, this is *fantastic*.  OSX has been a major pain for us
> here in terms of distribution, so I am extremely happy and grateful to
> you guys for putting this out.

You're quite welcome.  I'm glad it's useful.  Let us know if you see  
any issues in the beta.

>
>
> Two minor requests: any chance in the next release, you could update
> ipython and matplotlib?  You are shipping 0.8.1 and 0.91.2, both of
> which are fairly old and the current versions of both do have
> reasonably useful improvements and fixes (ipython has threading fixes
> that impact plotting, and mpl has all the new mathtext code that gives
> good math rendering without needing latex).

I want to see these as well.  It should be no problem to get these in  
the next release.  In fact we'll upgrade to the latest versions of  
_everything_ as long as the developers recommend doing so and there  
are no compatibility issues.

>
>
> In any case, a big cheer from me :)

:-)


Thanks,

Travis

>
>
> Regards,
>
> f
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