[SciPy-dev] Re: [Scipy-cvs] world/scipy_core/scipy_distutils from_template.py, 1.6, 1.7

Travis Oliphant oliphant at ee.byu.edu
Fri Oct 1 11:39:07 CDT 2004

Pearu Peterson wrote:

>What is the reason that process_str() lowers its input?
>There may be other macros in addition to MIN, MAX that .pyf files may
>contain and it would be nice to if process_str would not lower the input.
I think because fortran is not case-sensitive and it made some of the 
programming easier at first.   But, you are right that it does seem to 
create problems that will only grow.  A better fix is to not alter the 
input.  I didn't want to worry about that last night....


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