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

Matthew Brett matthew.brett@gmail....
Wed Nov 24 12:22:09 CST 2010


Hi,

On Wed, Nov 24, 2010 at 9:11 AM, Keith Goodman <kwgoodman@gmail.com> wrote:
> 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.

Unless I am very much mistaken, it really has to be NanCy ...

Matthew


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