[Numpy-discussion] New packages

Konrad Hinsen hinsen at cnrs-orleans.fr
Wed Feb 7 08:19:02 CST 2001


> Well, we talked about it some but didn't want to break existing code. To my
> recollection nobody has suggested the trick you suggest here. I think it
> would work, although there are cases where people import Precision in a
> given module but not Numeric (the numeric objects they deal with get
> returned by C or Fortran calls). Anybody see any real downside here?

At least not immediately. Importing Numeric involves almost no
overhead when you use array-generating modules anyway (they need to
import at least multiarray). I'll make this modification to my
installation and see if I get any bad surprises.

Konrad.
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