Robert Kern robert.kern at
Sun Apr 24 19:49:36 EDT 2011

On 4/22/11 7:32 PM, Algis Kabaila wrote:
> On Saturday 23 April 2011 06:57:23 sturlamolden wrote:
>> On Apr 20, 9:47 am, Algis Kabaila<akaba... at>
> wrote:
>>> Are there any modules for vector algebra (three dimensional
>>> vectors, vector addition, subtraction, multiplication
>>> [scalar and vector]. Could you give me a reference to such
>>> module?
>> NumPy
>> Or one of these libraries (ctypes or Cython):
>> Intel VML
> Thanks for that.  Last time I looked at numpy (for Python3) it
> was available in source only.  I know, real men do compile, but
> I am an old man...  I will compile if it is unavoidable, but in
> case of numpy it does not seem  a simple matter. Am I badly
> mistaken?

On UNIX machines with compilers and headers properly installed, it's really 
pretty straightforward.

Robert Kern

"I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless enigma
  that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had
  an underlying truth."
   -- Umberto Eco

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