Numarray, numeric, NumPy, scpy_core ??!!

Tom Anderson twic at urchin.earth.li
Sat Jan 21 21:48:40 CET 2006


On Sat, 21 Jan 2006, Travis E. Oliphant wrote:

> J wrote:
>
>> I will just jump in an use NumPy. I hope this one will stick and evolve 
>> into the mother of array packages. How stable is it ? For now I really 
>> just need basic linear algebra. i.e. matrix multiplication, dot, cross 
>> etc
>
> There is a new release coming out this weekend.  It's closer to 1.0 and 
> so should be more stable.  It also has some speed improvements in 
> matrix-vector operations (if you have ATLAS BLAS --- or if you download 
> a binary version with ATLAS BLAS compiled in).  I would wait for it.

Pardon my failure to RTFM, but does NumPy pick up the vecLib BLAS on Macs?

tom

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