[SciPy-User] Naming Ideas

josef.pktd@gmai... josef.pktd@gmai...
Fri Sep 7 18:56:26 CDT 2012


On Fri, Sep 7, 2012 at 7:33 PM, K.-Michael Aye <kmichael.aye@gmail.com> wrote:
> SPylab ? ;)
>
> If not that, than I would comment that I don't think the name 'pylab'
> connotates towards a matlab clone. there are so many xxxlab names
> there. I also was thinking of scilab, but that's taken by some French
> numerical software package.

I thought scilab is a matlab imitation, or it's advertised as "close
alternative"

e.g. first link that google gave http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=594737

Josef
I'm NOT a clone http://rlab.sourceforge.net/

>
> I would somehow prefer scipy though, as it encompasses everything what
> I have in mind when thinking of doing science with python, but I can't
> comment on the inherent confusions that seem to appear recently
> regarding this.
>
> Michael
>
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