[Numpy-discussion] About NumPy description
Tue Apr 3 13:23:29 CDT 2007
Francesc Altet wrote:
> I've seen the description of NumPy in the recent announcement (btw, good
> work!) and I think it misses something important. To put this in context, let
> me paste the description used for the latest announce:
> NumPy is a Python extension that provides a multi-dimensional array and
> basic mathematical processing to Python. NumPy also provides foundation
> for basic image and signal processing, linear algebra and Fourier
> transforms, and random number generation. NumPy also includes easy
> integration with ctypes and Fortran allowing powerful extensions to be
> This is ok but I think it stresses a bit too much the mathematical side of
> NumPy and doesn't mention the important field of application for the flexible
> multi-dimensional data containers that it provides.
I agree wholeheartedly. I would love to see a better description.
Perhaps we can put one up that I can use whenever an announcement is
made. Anybody want to put one together?
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