[SciPy-User] spelling numpy and scipy

Skipper Seabold jsseabold@gmail....
Thu Jun 17 20:05:42 CDT 2010


On Thu, Jun 17, 2010 at 8:18 PM, Robert Kern <robert.kern@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> 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.
>

Thanks.  Hope no one minds I added this to the FAQ.

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

Done.

Skipper


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