Robert Kern robert.kern at
Tue Aug 31 17:36:23 CEST 2010

On 8/31/10 7:21 AM, Giacomo Boffi wrote:
> L<lamlbiro at>  writes:
>> also the PyGeo readme text mentions Numerical python (I think it
>> means Numeric, but I also have NumPy installed)
> afaict, Numerical python is numpy --- if you look at pygeo home page,
> the reference to Numerical python is a link to numpy home page
> on the contrary, there is no "import numpy" in all the sources of
> pygeo, and a couples or so of "import Numeric", so that the situation
> is unclear

numpy supercedes the older Numeric package. However, "numpy" used to be a 
colloquial name for Numeric, too.

Robert Kern

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  that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had
  an underlying truth."
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