[SciPy-Dev] potential scikits package

Matthew Brett matthew.brett@gmail....
Wed Jul 14 20:45:09 CDT 2010


> Recently I have developed a package to read IDL save files into Python,
> at http://idlsave.sourceforge.net/. The code is now very robust, and works
> for many different IDL save files of varying complexity (including
> structures). Since this is something that is likely to be most useful for
> scientists, I was wondering whether it is a good candidate to make into a
> scikits package. In the long run it is likely this package (if re-licensed
> with a BSD licence) might be considered for inclusion in scipy? I noticed
> functions in scipy to read in matlab files, so this is along the same lines.

I would have thought that would be very good to go in scipy.io
directly.   I'm happy to help ...

See you,


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