[SciPy-dev] Generic polynomials class (was Re: Volunteer for Scipy Project)
Charles R Harris
charlesr.harris@gmail....
Tue Oct 6 14:14:13 CDT 2009
On Tue, Oct 6, 2009 at 12:59 PM, David Goldsmith <d.l.goldsmith@gmail.com>wrote:
> Personally, I'd like to see NumPy "go back to" being the namespace for
> ndarray and broadcasting, plus such objects' "most immediately necessary
> and/or useful" accoutrement; of course, reaching an objective - or even a
> consensus - definition of "most immediately necessary and/or useful" is
> probably impossible, but IMO neither financial functions nor a polynomial
> class qualify. Certainly, it would be optimal if one didn't need to install
> the whole SciPy package to use a polynomial object (or _any_ of SciPy's
> distinct modules, for that matter) but even if/while that's not possible,
> I'm still "+1" for putting these things in SciPy, not NumPy.
>
>
Well, I'd go that way if there were an "extras" package that was easy to
get hold of and that consisted solely of python/cython modules for easy
building/installation. Call it scipy-lite. Most of numpy/lib could go into
it and I'd be happy with that.
<snip>
Chuck
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