[Numpy-discussion] Need **working** code example of 2-D arrays

Linda Seltzer lseltzer@alumni.caltech....
Mon Oct 13 16:27:47 CDT 2008

This ia another example of non-scientific attacking that does not belong
on the list.  As I mentioned earlier: Please keep all non-mathematical or
non-computer science remarks off the list.
> Ordinarily I avoid becoming involved in such acrimony, but I take this
> single
> opportunity to state clearly that I find Linda Seltzer's behavior utterly
> rude
> and childish.
> Having been a "member" of this mailing list for over 6 years, I take
> exception
> to the pointless ranting and vitriolic comments of people, like Linda, who
> are
> using NumPy/SciPy, and demand immediate attention to their special
> problem,
> while hurling false accusations, and creating hard feelings among the
> comm-
> unity. NumPy and SciPy are software packages of the highest caliber that
> have
> been  produced, supported, and nurtured by a community of -volunteers- at
> no
> cost to the users.
> In siutations like this, it may be helpful to review proper etiquette and
> the fun-
> damental purpose for mailing/support lists of open source tools. Two
> docum-
> ents that help reaffirm what this list is all about can be found below.
> Linda, I highly recommend you read the sections titled "Dealing with
> rudeness"
> and "On not acting like a loser" of the following document:
> http://www.catb.org/~esr/faqs/smart-questions.html<http://www.catb.org/%7Eesr/faqs/smart-questions.html>
> http://www.catb.org/~esr/faqs/smart-questions.html#keepcool<http://www.catb.org/%7Eesr/faqs/smart-questions.html#keepcool>
> http://www.catb.org/~esr/faqs/smart-questions.html#not_losing<http://www.catb.org/%7Eesr/faqs/smart-questions.html#not_losing>
> You might also benefit from seeing things from the perspective of
> developers,
> who again, volunteer their precious time to developing and supporting open
> source
> software, so that you can do your work more efficiently and smartly. Give
> this a
> read over a cup of tea:
> http://math-atlas.sourceforge.net/faq.html#utone
> Perhaps when you calm down, and allow yourself to reflect upon this
> experience,
> you will realize how badly you've behaved to a group of professional,
> friendly
> people whose only desire is to support and nuture a great tool.
> I will say nothing more about this topic, and under no circumstances will
> I
> reply to
> future messages from Linda Seltzer.
> Daran
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