[SciPy-dev] Online SciPy Journal

Travis Oliphant oliphant at ee.byu.edu
Mon Oct 2 16:56:14 CDT 2006

Alan G Isaac wrote:

>On Mon, 02 Oct 2006, Travis Oliphant apparently wrote: 
>>My preferred approach is to have this divided into two 
>>Journals (call them A and B for now) which clarify the 
>>difference in novelty. 
>Here is an alternate proposal: have one journal with well 
>designated sections.
I like it.

>  If desirable, a section that 
>experiences large growth in quality submissions can be split 
>off later.  Until then, all citations will be to a single 
>journal, which will be helpful for name recognition (which 
>is needed for several reasons).  Four of the sections could 
>simply be called "Algorithms", "Packages", 
>"Implementations", and "Reviews".  Each can have specific 
>criteria for submission.
I like these names to.

>Finally, to reduce the editor's burden, it will be important 
>to limit the formats allowed for submission.
Yes, that is true.  This journal needs to be author edited as much as 


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