On Fri, Nov 30, 2018 at 01:45:17AM +0000, Oscar Benjamin wrote:
They do include much more than we need so I'd agree that Anaconda is a nuclear reactor. The things I want from it are not though. Numpy is not a nuclear reactor: at it's core it's just providing a multidimensional array.
And a metric tonne of functions in linear algebra, root finding, special functions, polynomials, statistics, generation of random numbers, datetime calculations, FFTs, interfacing with C, and including *eight* different specialist variations of sorting alone.
Just because some people don't use the entire output of the nuclear reactor, doesn't mean it isn't one.