[SciPy-User] spelling numpy and scipy

Robert Kern robert.kern@gmail....
Thu Jun 17 19:18:16 CDT 2010


On Thu, Jun 17, 2010 at 17:21, Skipper Seabold <jsseabold@gmail.com> wrote:
> This is probably fodder for the FAQ (though I couldn't find an answer
> searching) and possibly rather trivial, but how does one spell numpy and
> scipy?  Is it definitely NumPy and SciPy or is it numpy and scipy while
> SciPy refers to the larger Scientific Python community?

NumPy and SciPy to refer to the projects. numpy and scipy to refer to
the packages, specifically. When in doubt, use the former.

> Skipper
>
> PS.  Is it safe to remove the bit about the sandbox in the FAQ?
>
> http://www.scipy.org/FAQ#head-690f5c7fb8d9a6998229bb2b271a198e078a7975

Yes.

-- 
Robert Kern

"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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