[Numpy-discussion] Meta: too many numerical libraries doing the same thing?

Jonathan M. Gilligan jonathan.gilligan at vanderbilt.edu
Mon Dec 10 15:05:01 EST 2001

I don't know too much. From what I have read, it seems that the money dried 
up with the .com crash, The $800,000 allocated for development never 
materialized, and the project head left for greener pastures.

Some of the projects that won the SC design competition have moved to 
SourceForge, where they show some life 
http://sourceforge.net/projects/scons/). The big thing, from what I know 
(which is not much), is that the promise of almost a million dollars of 
federal funding for this project seems to have evaporated.

At 02:32 PM 12/10/01, Joe Harrington wrote:
>Could you let us know what happened to Software Carpentry?  The web
>site isn't very revealing.  Who pulled the plug and why?  Were they
>making expected progress?  Are they dead or merely negotiating some
>changes with this or another sponsor?

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