[SciPy-dev] Re: [Numpy-discussion] Trying out Numeric3

konrad.hinsen at laposte.net konrad.hinsen at laposte.net
Mon Mar 28 02:32:13 EST 2005

On 27.03.2005, at 07:27, Michiel Jan Laurens de Hoon wrote:

> 3) Fortran support. Very useful, and I'd like to see them in Python's  
> distutils. Another option would be to put this in SciPy.fortran or  
> something similar. But since Python's distutils already has a  
> language= option for C++ and Objective-C, the cleanest way would be to  
> add this to Python's distutils and enable language="fortran".

I agree in principle, but I wonder how stable the Fortran support in  
SciPy distutils is. If it contains compiler-specific data, then it  
might not be a good idea to restrict modifications and additions to new  
Python releases.

Konrad Hinsen
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