Bryan belred at
Tue Jun 13 08:04:06 CEST 2006


what is the difference among numeric, numpy and numarray?  i'm going to start 
using matplotlib soon and i'm not sure which one i should use.

this page says, "Numarray is a re-implementation of an older Python array module 
called Numeric"

this page says, "NumPy derives from the old Numeric code base and can be used as 
a replacement for Numeric."

i looked at the matplotlib examples today and if i remember correctly, the 
examples didn't use numarray.

so i'm a bit confused.



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