[SciPy-user] stats module accessibility

Alan G Isaac aisaac@american....
Thu Sep 27 11:08:46 CDT 2007

On Thu, 27 Sep 2007, Anne Archibald apparently wrote:
> You can't just do "import scipy" and access the subpackages, because 
> that would mean that a bare "import scipy" had to recursively load all 
> subpackages, which can be expensive many shared libraries 
> to load, for example.

OK.  I guessed that would be the answer.

> This is standard behaviour for python packages. 

As I warned, it was a naive question.
As a user, what I notice of course is that some
subpackages are immediately available (e.g.,
random and fft) and that others are not.


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