[SciPy-dev] Should NIfTI be in scipy?

Robert Kern robert.kern@gmail....
Mon Oct 8 15:42:54 CDT 2007

Alan G Isaac wrote:
> On Mon, 8 Oct 2007, Jarrod Millman apparently wrote:
>> The main reason we were trying to get this code in is that 
>> we are in the process of adding some image processing 
>> functionality to SciPy.  Since most of the images we use 
>> are NIfTI format, it makes it easier for us if we can read 
>> our images using SciPy as well. 
> Is this too narrowly focused to be a SciKit?

scikits can be as focused as they like. However, PyNIfTI already exists as a
project and seems to be kept up (the last release being on 2007-09-30). I'm
still not clear on why a fork is being made, wherever it happens to go.

Robert Kern

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 an underlying truth."
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