[SciPy-user] difference between NumPy and Scipy

Travis Oliphant oliphant.travis at ieee.org
Thu Mar 16 11:08:07 CST 2006

Ed Schofield wrote:
> I could try to make a new SciPy release this weekend.
> Before then, though, I suggest we change the package name of nd_image. 
> Here was my proposal from a previous thread:
>> I have a minor suggestion: that we rename the package from 'nd_image'  
>> to 'image' for consistency with the other packages, like 'signal',  
>> 'optimize' and 'sparse'.  There's currently an 'image' package in the  
>> sandbox, but that looks much less mature, and should probably be  
>> integrated with the existing package when it actually does come into  
>> the main tree.
> What do people think?  At the very least we should remove the
> underscore, so it's more consistent with linalg and fftpack (which
> aren't lin_alg, fft_pack ;)

Probably the right thing to do, especially as we improve it.  Right now 
it's just a copy of nd_image from numarray (thus the name).  

Anybody who wants to make the necessary name changes is welcome.


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