[SciPy-user] Does the new (Travis') scipy_core need Numeric?

Ed Schofield schofield at ftw.at
Thu Dec 29 05:20:13 CST 2005

Hi Ramon,

The best documentation currently available for the new scipy (core  
and full packages) is here:


Best wishes,

On 28/12/2005, at 8:27 PM, rcsqtc at iiqab.csic.es wrote:

> Hi all,
> I may be asking a very simple question, but I could not find a clear
> explanation anyware on the scipy web or the new scipy_core web.
> I've installed Travis scipy_core 0.8.4, which is supposed to  
> substitute
> the Numeric package (or that's what I understood). But scipy_core does
> not provide scipy.linalg, scipy.stats, etc which are still in the  
> scipy
> distribution (scipy-0.3.2 in my case). Now, reading the documentation
> (and trying as well) it seems that I need Numeric to install  
> scipy-0.3.2.
> So do I need to install Numeric AND scipy_core 0.8.4? Is this  
> because the
> transition is not over yet?
> Maybe I misunderstood something. It's a pity that the documentation is
> split into two different pages:
> http://numeric.scipy.org/ and http://www.scipy.org/.Thanks for your  
> consideration,
> Ramon
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