[AstroPy] POLL: vision for a common Astronomy package

Thomas Robitaille thomas.robitaille at gmail.com
Mon Jun 27 16:22:06 EDT 2011

Just a quick note to avoid any confusion - the two polls are
independent, so you will need to click 'vote' for each one in turn.


On 27 June 2011 22:16, Thomas Robitaille <thomas.robitaille at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> In the last week, Erik, Perry, and myself have been discussing how
> best to coordinate the development of the common Python Astronomy
> package. We have now converged on a common vision, and would now like
> to know whether you would be happy with it too. The vision and a
> poll are available at the following pages:
> vision: http://astropy.wikispaces.com/vision
> poll: http://astropy.wikispaces.com/vision-polls
> In addition, 'astropy' has been suggested by several people as a name
> for this common package, so rather than creating a multi-option poll,
> we've created a simple yes/no poll to find out whether you would agree
> with this name. The idea is to have a name that does not endorse any
> specific existing project, is in line with numpy/scipy, and reflects
> its initial development via this mailing list. The poll is located at
> the same URL as before.
> The polls will be open unti Friday 1st July at 9pm EST.
> Thanks!
> Thomas

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