[AstroPy] Module suggestions?

W.T. Bridgman bridgman at wyeth.gsfc.nasa.gov
Tue Aug 24 12:56:37 EDT 1999


Why is it a problem using the PyFITS module and just not accessing the
table stuff?  I've found header access fairly straightforward.  

Perhaps my documentation needs some improvement?


ptak at snooker.phys.cmu.edu wrote:
> I would like to see a pure-Python FITS header keyword reading module.  The
> last time I checked, PyFITS used some C code.  Some problems I am
> interested in only require the values of some keywords (like the total
> number of counts, often in TOTCTS), and full-fledged fits i/o is overkill.

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