[Numpy-discussion] What to do about numarray extension modules?
oliphant.travis at ieee.org
Tue Jul 18 14:22:14 CDT 2006
Robert Kern wrote:
> Travis Oliphant wrote:
>> I'd like to get suggestions about what to do about the remaining
>> numarray extension modules that are not addressed in NumPy (convolve,
>> image, nd_image). There will be people coming from numarray that will
>> be using these modules.
>> Of course, my opinion is that they should not have been placed in
>> Numarray to begin with as the fit better as modules in SciPy.
>> But, given the situation. Should we bring them over to NumPy? Or,
>> perhaps provide a small package that contain these modules separately?
> I'm definitely -1 on putting them in numpy. numpy is large enough as it is. I'm
> -0 on making a standalone package. The time would be better spent on making sure
> that scipy subpackages can be downloaded, built and installed individually.
I think I like this idea as well. I don't really want to grow NumPy.
But, I'm curious what the current numarray users think.
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