[SciPy-user] matplotlib, numpy and scipy

Robert Kern robert.kern at gmail.com
Sun Oct 1 15:30:38 CDT 2006

Seweryn Kokot wrote:
> As I remember some time ago matplotlib required scipy and now requires
> numpy. Any explaination?

numpy used to be called "scipy core" and was renamed because people got confused 
and thought that implied they had to install all of scipy.

> I read somewhere that scipy may conflict with numpy... is it true?

No, scipy builds on top of numpy.

Robert Kern

"I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless enigma
  that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had
  an underlying truth."
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