[Numpy-discussion] first impressions with numpy

Colin J. Williams cjw at sympatico.ca
Sun Apr 2 07:22:09 CDT 2006


Tim Hochberg wrote:

> Sebastian Haase wrote:
>
>> Thanks Tim,
>> that's OK - I got the idea...
>> BTW, is there a (policy) reason that you sent the first email just to 
>> me and not the mailing list !?
>
>
> No. Just clumsy fingers. Probably the same reason the functions got 
> all garbled!
>
>>
>> I would really be more interested in comments to my first point ;-)
>> I think it's important that numpy will not be to cryptic and only for 
>> "hackers", but nice to look at ...  (hope you get what I mean ;-)
>
>
> Well, I think it's probably a good idea and it sounds like Travis like 
> the idea " for some of the builtin types". I suspect that's code for 
> "not types for which it doesn't make sense, like recarrays".
>
Tim,

Could you elaborate on this please?  Surely, it would be good for all 
functions and methods to have meaningful parameter lists and good doc 
strings.

Colin W.




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