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On Sunday 29 January 2006 22:53, jak@... wrote:
> > The category is intended for visualisation applications,
> > so please don't move any libraries such as plplot etc
> Why is that? I think that sci-vis would be a perfect place for,
> for example, VTK.
It is because you cannot fire up a lib and run it to do something, other
programs use it to do something like visualisation. Therefore sci-libs would
be a much more appropriate place as it is a scientific library - to be useful
somebody needs to build an application that uses it. Again this is my opinion
and I welcome discussion on the matter. I don't see any reason to start
placing libs in there though, or any of the other sci-* categories.