[Numpy-discussion] python-numeric in FC4: good idea?
oliphant at ee.byu.edu
Mon Sep 26 08:18:22 CDT 2005
Robert Kern wrote:
>Greg Ewing wrote:
>>Chris Barker wrote:
>>>This is a Darn Good example of why we need the new array protocol.
>>I came across another one the other day when working on
>>pygui. I wanted to use glReadPixels to read data into a
>>buffer belonging to an NSBitmapImageRep, but PyOpenGL's
>>glReadPixels can only read data into an existing memory
>>block if it's a Numeric array, and PyObjC doesn't know
>>anything about Numeric...
>I've taken the liberty of adding these to a new Wiki page. Let's record
>these "Oh I wish everyone used the array protocol" moments when we come
This is a great idea. It will help me sell an array_protocol_in_Python
PEP to the Python Powers.
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