[SciPy-User] Naming Ideas
Fri Sep 7 20:25:30 CDT 2012
On 2012-09-07 23:56:26 +0000, firstname.lastname@example.org said:
> On Fri, Sep 7, 2012 at 7:33 PM, K.-Michael Aye <email@example.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
That might still be true. But /my/ first google hit provides this:
and they have this in their legal notice:
Headquarters : 2 rue Jean Rostand, Parc Orsay Université
91893 Orsay Cedex - France
So it /IS/ 'some' french numerical software package. ;)
Have a good weekend!
PS.: No likes for SPylab?? *sniff*
> e.g. first link that google gave
> 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.
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