[Scipy-svn] r5300 - trunk/doc/release

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Tue Dec 30 09:04:00 CST 2008

Author: jarrod.millman
Date: 2008-12-30 09:03:59 -0600 (Tue, 30 Dec 2008)
New Revision: 5300

more formatting

Modified: trunk/doc/release/0.7.0-notes.rst
--- trunk/doc/release/0.7.0-notes.rst	2008-12-30 15:01:17 UTC (rev 5299)
+++ trunk/doc/release/0.7.0-notes.rst	2008-12-30 15:03:59 UTC (rev 5300)
@@ -13,7 +13,7 @@
 or greater.
 Python 2.6 and 3.0
 Python 3.0 is not supported at all:  it requires NumPy to be ported to
 Python 3.0, which is a massive effort, since a lot of C code has to be
@@ -25,11 +25,8 @@
 those.  Then, because of some Python 2.6 bugs, ``f2py`` does not work on Python
 2.6; the fixes will also be in the upcoming NumPy 1.3.
 Sparse Matrices
 * added support for integer dtypes such ``int8``, ``uint32``, etc.
 * new class ``dia_matrix`` : the sparse DIAgonal format
@@ -69,7 +66,7 @@
 * numerous bugfixes
 Reworking of IO package
 The IO code in both NumPy and SciPy is undergoing a major reworking. NumPy
 will be where basic code for reading and writing NumPy arrays is located,
@@ -89,7 +86,7 @@
  * string arrays have ``dtype='U...'`` instead of ``dtype=object``
 New Hierarchical Clustering module
 This module adds new hierarchical clustering functionality to the
 ``scipy.cluster`` package. The function interfaces are similar to the
@@ -113,7 +110,7 @@
 New Spatial package
 Collection of spatial algorithms and data structures useful for spatial
 statistics and clustering applications. Includes fast compiled code for
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 distance matrices between square and condensed forms.
 Reworked fftpack package
 FFTW2, FFTW3, MKL and DJBFFT wrappers have been removed. Only (NETLIB)
 fftpack remains. By focusing on one backend, we hope to add new
 features -- like float32 support -- more easily.
 New Constants package
 ``scipy.constants`` provides a collection of physical constants and
 conversion factors.  These constants are taken from CODATA Recommended
@@ -160,7 +157,7 @@
 for everyday use.
 New Radial Basis Function module
 ``scipy.interpolate`` now contains a Radial Basis Function module.
 Radial basis functions can be used for smoothing/interpolating scattered
@@ -168,14 +165,14 @@
 outside of the observed data range.
 New complex ODE integrator
 ``scipy.integrate.ode`` now contains a wrapper for the ZVODE
 complex-valued ordinary differential equation solver
 (by Peter N. Brown, Alan C. Hindmarsh, and George D. Byrne).
 New generalized symmetric and hermitian eigenvalue problem solver
 ``scipy.linalg.eigh`` now contains wrappers for more LAPACK 
 symmetric and hermitian eigenvalue problem solvers. Users
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 changed accordingly. 
 Major documentation improvements
 Scipy documentation is now more accessible than previously; you can
 view a HTML reference manual online at http://docs.scipy.org/ or
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 documentation editor at http://docs.scipy.org/ and correct the issues.
 Bug fixes in the interpolation package
 The shape of return values from ``scipy.interpolate.interp1d`` used
 to be incorrect if interpolated data had more than 2 dimensions and
@@ -212,7 +209,7 @@
 if it relies on the incorrect behavior.
 Statistics package
 Statistical functions for masked arrays have been added and are accessible 
 through scipy.stats.mstats. The functions are similar to their counterparts 
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 release of scipy.
 Running Tests
 NumPy 1.2 introduced a new testing framework based on `nose 
 <http://code.google.com/p/python-nose/>`__.  Starting with this release SciPy now
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 Building SciPy
 Support for NumScons has been added. NumScons is a tentative new
 build system for NumPy/SciPy, using scons at its core.
 Sandbox Removed
 While porting SciPy to NumPy in 2005, several packages and modules were moved into
 ``scipy.sandbox``.  The sandbox was a staging ground for packages that were undergoing

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