[Numpy-discussion] Meta: too many numerical libraries doing the same thing?

Konrad Hinsen hinsen at cnrs-orleans.fr
Mon Nov 26 11:40:03 CST 2001


Chris Barker <chrishbarker at home.net> writes:

> On another note, it looks like the blitz++ library might be a good basis
> for a general Numerical library (and NumPy 3)  as well. It does come
> with a flexible license. Any thoughts?

I think the major question is whether we are willing to move to C++.
And if we want to keep up any pretentions for Numeric becoming part of
the Python core, this translates into whether Guido will accept C++
code in the Python core.



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