[Numpy-discussion] Trying out Numeric3

Travis Oliphant oliphant at ee.byu.edu
Fri Mar 25 00:40:08 CST 2005


Scott Gilbert wrote:

>Hi Travis.
>
>I'm curious if you find PEP-296 sufficient:
>
>    http://www.python.org/peps/pep-0296.html
>
>It is marked as "withdrawn by the author", but that is not really true.  A
>more accurate statement would be "the author spent his allotted time
>defending and revising the PEP on the Python mailing list and was not left
>with sufficient time to finish the implementation on his corporate dollar".
> :-)  It's a good PEP, and while my company uses Python quite extensively,
>after two weeks I had to get back to more direct goals...
>  
>
I read the PEP again, and agree with Scott that it is quite good and 
would fit what we need quite well.

I say let's resurrect it and push it forward.  

Scott, do you have any left-over code you could contribute?

-Travis







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