[pypy-dev] Questions Regarding Scipy in Pypy (Not a Feature Request)

Daπid davidmenhur at gmail.com
Tue Jul 31 15:24:02 CEST 2012

I believe the reason is that they prefer to focus the development
effort into the more "basic" Numpy and from that go on. Numpy is not
fully implemented

I am working (actually, right now I am only in the "thinking" state)
on some modules of NumPy, maybe we could coordinate and give this a

On Tue, Jul 31, 2012 at 12:25 PM, Steven Jackson
<stevenjackson121 at gmail.com> wrote:
> I know there is no current plan to implement scipy in pypy, but searching
> the PyPy website, I was not able to find the reason.
> If it is not to be included as a feature due to lack of interest or
> developer time, I am offering to begin rewriting scipy in pure python (I
> have quite a bit of free time to do this).
> If it has been discussed and actively excluded from pypy, I would like to
> know that before I waste too much time rewriting it.
> I have an active interest in being able to use some modules which depend on
> scipy while using the PyPy interpreter (especially pyBrain). I have seen the
> hack on the pypy blog:
> http://morepypy.blogspot.com/2011/12/plotting-using-matplotlib-from-pypy.html
> I could simply use the hack myself, but unless there's a reason not too, I
> think it'd be nice to have scipy available as a pure python module (perhaps
> called scipypy in the same manner as numpy).
> --
> Steven Jackson
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