[AstroPy] Plan to port astropy to python3?
perry at stsci.edu
Tue Jun 7 11:50:57 EDT 2011
I think I've heard enough to make sure that pywcs will be ported. Mike
is on vacation for a little while and has some other work waiting for
him when he gets back, so it may take a month or two for it to happen.
On Jun 7, 2011, at 11:43 AM, Thomas Robitaille wrote:
> We'd be interested in getting APLpy working in Python 3, but pyfits
> and pywcs are crucial dependencies, so we'll have to wait until
> those are ported to make the move. ATpy should already work in
> Python 3, but FITS and VO I/O isn't supported because of the pyfits
> and vo dependencies. In the end, one could argue that it's up to us
> to support Python 3 soon, because there won't be a large astronomy
> user base in Python 3 until we do (otherwise it's a vicious circle).
> The fact that numpy/scipy/matplotlib have moved means we should
> probably start thinking about it too.
> On Tuesday, June 7, 2011 at 11:15 AM, Perry Greenfield wrote:
>> That's something we are thinking about now. So far we haven't seen
>> major shift by science users in general to Python 3, so if there are
>> significant efforts out there that wish to use Python 3, let us know.
>> If we don't hear of any, we may delay future Python 3 ports until the
>> user base is growing. It is more likely we will support it with more
>> general libraries such as pywcs than with our applications.
>> On Jun 7, 2011, at 10:44 AM, Xavier Gnata wrote:
>>> well everything is mainly in the title.
>>> numpy,scipy,matplotlib and pyfits are now working with python3.
>>> Is there already a plan to port pywcs to python3 ?
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