[SciPy-User] Proposal for a new data analysis toolbox

Keith Goodman kwgoodman@gmail....
Wed Nov 24 11:11:11 CST 2010


On Tue, Nov 23, 2010 at 11:56 PM, Dag Sverre Seljebotn
<dagss@student.matnat.uio.no> wrote:
> On 11/23/2010 10:17 PM, Keith Goodman wrote:

> This feels like the kind of functionality that, once it is there, people
> might start to take for granted. In those cases I think finding a boring
> name is proper :-)
>
> So how about something boring under the scikits namespace.
> scikits.datautils, scikits.arraystats, ...
>
> If one wants to be cute, perhaps "scikits.missing", for functions that
> deal well with missing data (unless I misunderstand, I don't use NaN
> much myself).
>
> I guess "Missing" by itself would be rather un-Googlable :-)

Cython is great. It is amazing how quickly (coding time and cpu time)
someone with no experience (me) can get code running. Thanks for all
your work.

With that in mind, and to raise a few eyebrows, maybe we should rename
dsna to NumCy.


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