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Replacement for IDL

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Python replacements for functions that are part of the IDL built-in library, or part of astronomical IDL libraries. The emphasis is on reproducing results of the astronomical library functions. Only the bare minimum of IDL built-in functions are implemented to support this.

There are three astronomical IDL libraries targeted:

The current goal is to get this package affiliated with the astropy project.


This code was initially developed on the SDSS-III svn repository. It was moved to the new GitHub repository on 2013-03-06. The present location of the repository is .

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