[SciPy-User] Naming Ideas

Travis Oliphant travis@continuum...
Wed Sep 5 10:58:24 CDT 2012


On Sep 5, 2012, at 4:54 AM, Thomas Kluyver 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


I like unipy as well.

-Travis




> 
> 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?
> 
> Thanks,
> Thomas
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