[SciPy-dev] Proposal: scipy.spatial

Robert Kern robert.kern@gmail....
Tue Sep 30 21:03:02 CDT 2008

On Tue, Sep 30, 2008 at 19:45, Anne Archibald <peridot.faceted@gmail.com> wrote:
> 2008/9/30 Nathan Bell <wnbell@gmail.com>:
>> On Mon, Sep 29, 2008 at 11:24 PM, Anne Archibald
>> <peridot.faceted@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Thanks for taking the initiative on scipy.spatial Anne.  I have no
>> doubt that it will become an important and widely used part of scipy.
>> Have you considered starting a "spatial" branch off the scipy trunk?
> For now I have simply added it to the trunk, since I have code which
> is documented and tested. (Also I have no experience with SVN and
> merging, but reports suggest it's a horrible experience.)

It's not all that bad, particularly for cases like this, where you are
mostly adding new new directories rather than modifying code that's
already there. We would like to make a 0.7 release not too long from
now, and I'd like to do it without a completely new subpackage in the

Robert Kern

"I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless
enigma that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as
though it had an underlying truth."
  -- Umberto Eco

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