[SciPy-user] Google App Engine

Simon Palmer simon.palmer@gmail....
Fri Feb 13 14:20:29 CST 2009


That was pretty much my conclusion too, but I thought I would ask.  Do you
happen to have a route into google to lobby for it?

On Fri, Feb 13, 2009 at 6:06 PM, David Warde-Farley <dwf@cs.toronto.edu>wrote:

> On 13-Feb-09, at 9:11 AM, SimonPalmer wrote:
>
> > Is it possible to get scipy/numpy running on the Google App Engine?
> > Has anyone tried?
>
> I looked into it, and at present it doesn't seem to be possible:
>
> "Currently, Google App Engine allows you to write your applications
> with Python 2.5. For security reasons, some Python modules written in
> C are disabled in our system. Also, since Google App Engine doesn't
> support writing to disk, some libraries that support this and other
> functionalities are only partially enabled."
>
> http://code.google.com/appengine/kb/general.html#language
>
> If you can't get C code running (so no NumPy anyway), good luck with
> Fortran (which SciPy depends pretty heavily on).
>
> David
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