[SciPy-User] Naming Ideas

josef.pktd@gmai... josef.pktd@gmai...
Wed Sep 5 06:46:17 CDT 2012


On Wed, Sep 5, 2012 at 5:54 AM, Thomas Kluyver <takowl@gmail.com> wrote:
> On 4 September 2012 03:14, The Helmbolds <helmrp@yahoo.com> wrote:
>> If there is a need for a name that includes more than just SciPy, then I
>> suggest we consider something like the following:
>> MatSysPy, pronounced  "mat-sis-pie".
>
> Thanks, I guess you're referring to my recent thread about making a
> unified 'brand' for the scipy ecosystem? I agree that picking a good
> name is important
>
> To recap, names suggested so far:
>
> Sciome - from the numfocus proposal (potential confusion with sciome.com)
> PyScis - pronounced like pisces (potential confusion with PySCeS and
> PySci, two unrelated Python projects)
> Scipy-base
> Unipy
> MatSysPy
> Pyengine
> Pycraft
>
> List subscribers, what do you think? Does one of those names feel
> right to refer to the scipy/numpy/etc. stack? Would you like to rule
> any out? Or can you think of a better name yourself?

I'm not a big fan of any.

just another one:

Sciotope or Scitope    the biotope for science (in python)
    biotope has closer sounds in other languages than biome

Josef


>
> Thanks,
> Thomas
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