[SciPy-User] Naming Ideas

Andrew Jaffe a.h.jaffe@gmail....
Thu Sep 6 04:12:14 CDT 2012


On 05/09/2012 17:27, Jason Grout wrote:
>
> What about just expanding the SciPy name brand?  SciPy captures the
> essence, I think---a scientific python software suite.  It's easy to say
> and already has a lot of name recognition (though that also might be a
> negative).
>
> Just thought I'd throw that out there.  Other than that, pylab is my
> favorite, for what it's worth.
>
> Thanks,
>
> Jason
>

+1 -- It seems obviously the most appropriate name. I don't think it 
would be any more confusing to the community than re-purposing "pylab". 
But of course it does raise the question of what to call the current 
"scipy" in that case.



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