[Numpy-discussion] Re: Trying out Numeric3

Michiel Jan Laurens de Hoon mdehoon at ims.u-tokyo.ac.jp
Wed Mar 23 18:20:42 CST 2005


Scott Gilbert wrote:

> --- Michiel Jan Laurens de Hoon <mdehoon at ims.u-tokyo.ac.jp> wrote:
> 
>>>>Do 4 gigabyte 1D numerical python arrays occur in practice?
>>
>>Why? There needs to be a good reason to break compatibility. Who needs
>>this?
>>
> 
> I (and others I work with) routinely deal with 1D datasets that are
> multiple gigabytes in length.  Working with terabyte datasets is on my near
> horizon.

I see. Then I agree, we need to fix the dimensions and strides in PyArrayObject.
Thanks, Scott.

--Michiel.


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