[SciPy-User] Naming Ideas

Andreas Hilboll lists@hilboll...
Wed Sep 5 06:54:59 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

I like this one. Or even ScPyotope ...

Andreas.



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