[Numpy-discussion] Re: [SciPy-user] Fwd: Scipy_core and numarray

Jeff Whitaker jswhit at fastmail.fm
Thu Oct 6 08:43:52 CDT 2005


Travis Oliphant wrote:

> Andrew Jaffe wrote:
>
>> Hi All,
>>
>> I've tried to post via the newsgroup interface, but my messages have
>> never appeared, so here's another try!...
>>
>> I'm currently a numarray user from the astrophysics community and I
>> suppose I want to understand a bit more about the relationship between
>> the two projects. Do the two projects exist side-by-side? Will numarray
>> be superseded by scipy_core? I like the speed advantage of scipy_core,
>> but I there may be features of numarray I don't want to give up (or
>> legacy code I need to interfact with).
>>  
>>
> I'm interested in the "features" you don't want to give up.  SciPy 
> core should have all features of numarray.
> Also, scipy core, numarray, and Numeric can all live together.  If you 
> are using sufficient versions of each, you can exchange data via the 
> array interface. 


Will scipy_core have nd_image and memory mapping? 

-Jeff

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