[SciPy-dev] pre-release peek of compiler... and I need help with a name
eric at scipy.org
Wed Jan 2 17:00:36 CST 2002
Happy new year to all. In celebration, I had planned on releasing a new
version of the scipy.compiler module, but as a stand alone package since it
is useful outside the scientific community. So, the module was to be
released as 'compiler'. Unfortunately, at the 11th hour, I just noticed
that name is already taken in 2.2. Doh!
So, I need a new name. The module has three main functions (or modules).
inline() -- allows you to inline C/C++ code in Python.
blitz() -- translates python Numeric expressions into Blitz++ (C++)
expressions for fast execution.
ext_tools -- Module useful for building Python extension modules.
You can look here at the temporary site (until I get the real name...)
Please let me know if you have a suitable name. Travis V. has the front
Putting that along side cow.py is a little much though... so we're still
Also, there are still tons of typos, etc. in the docs(Trav suggests running
a find/replace on your/you're would help. :| ) Let me know how the tests
fair if anyone gets a chance to try it, and we'll hopefully have things
shaped up with a new name for release by the end of the week.
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