[SciPy-dev] Porting SciPy to Py3k GSOC project

David Huard david.huard@gmail....
Wed Mar 25 22:44:53 CDT 2009

On Wed, Mar 25, 2009 at 10:26 AM, Dag Sverre Seljebotn <
dagss@student.matnat.uio.no> wrote:

> David Huard wrote:
> >
> > My understanding is that Pearu still maintains the code in the sense
> > that he fixes the occasional bugs, but does not actively develop it
> > anymore. He started a refactoring of the code known as f2py g3 which
> > is hosted at http://launchpad.net/f2py/ but this project seems to be
> > on hold for the moment.
> > If you wish to work on f2py, I suggest you make sure he has some time
> > to act as mentor for this project
> Note that I'm currently discussing a GSoC project in the Cython camp on
> Fortran integration with a promising student (with me as mentor). One
> possibility we're looking at is using f2py for parsing and Cython as the
> backend/output format. The aim would be to have a more transparent
> Cython/Fortran experience without having to go through a Python layer.


This is a great idea. I really hope it works out.
Just in case you were not aware, f2py g3 has a standalone fortran parser, so
no need to pry that out of numpy.f2py.


> I'll get back to the NumPy list in a day or two when we have discussed
> the road we want to take a bit more.

> Dag Sverre
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