[SciPy-User] Naming Ideas

josef.pktd@gmai... josef.pktd@gmai...
Fri Sep 7 18:56:26 CDT 2012

On Fri, Sep 7, 2012 at 7:33 PM, K.-Michael Aye <kmichael.aye@gmail.com> wrote:
> SPylab ? ;)
> If not that, than I would comment that I don't think the name 'pylab'
> connotates towards a matlab clone. there are so many xxxlab names
> there. I also was thinking of scilab, but that's taken by some French
> numerical software package.

I thought scilab is a matlab imitation, or it's advertised as "close

e.g. first link that google gave http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=594737

I'm NOT a clone http://rlab.sourceforge.net/

> I would somehow prefer scipy though, as it encompasses everything what
> I have in mind when thinking of doing science with python, but I can't
> comment on the inherent confusions that seem to appear recently
> regarding this.
> Michael
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