[SciPy-user] [numarray] packaging and names

Rodrigo Senra scipy-user@scipy.net
Tue Jan 1 02:13:15 CST 2002

 On Wed, 7 May 2003 16:35:36 -0400
 "Perry Greenfield" <perry@stsci.edu> wrote
 about [SciPy-user] [numarray] packaging and names:
 | 1) What should the package be called? numarray is a possiblity, 
 | but we have an opportunity to take a different approach. For 
 | example if we could name the package "array" (unfortunately,
 | we can't) then the following becomes possible (these are just
 | examples, we haven't settled on any naming scheme yet).
 | ...
 | I've polled people locally and arrays and ndarray were the most
 | popular, but there doesn't seem to be a clear winner. I tend toward
 | arr somewhat because of the brevity but do realize it isn't
 | terribly descriptive. The drawback of "arrays" is that it may be
 | visually confused with array.

 Why not Array ?

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