[SciPy-dev] the scipy mission, include finite element solver

Prabhu Ramachandran prabhu@aero.iitb.ac...
Thu Apr 9 07:43:45 CDT 2009

On 04/09/09 18:04, Dag Sverre Seljebotn wrote:
> The "workflow" of the average sciuentific programmer has a big potential
> for improvement, and one cannot bring that about by further fragmentation.

I was not advocating fragmentation, any viable solution would be fine. 
IIRC, SPD itself is based on Sage and surely there will be some exchange 
of code/ideas between Sage and SPD at some time.  However, given a 
choice I would prefer a modular set of packages rather than one 
monolithic monster. I haven't delved into all the existing solutions 
enough to know if they are sufficiently modular or not.  The very fact 
that SPD exists suggests that there is scope for improvement.


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