[Numpy-discussion] What to do about numarray extension modules?

Travis Oliphant oliphant at ee.byu.edu
Tue Jul 18 15:25:01 CDT 2006


Perry Greenfield wrote:

>
> On Jul 18, 2006, at 2:50 PM, 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.
>
>
> At that at the time (some years ago now), that wasn't an option for  
> us for the modules that we contributed since we couldn't use Numeric.  
> I'm glad that it's now possible to integrate these with numpy, but it  
> doesn't do much good now to lament that it didn't happen that way in  
> the past.


Of course.   I was just thinking aloud again.   That's the beauty of 
"organic" growth :-)  It does have it's own charm. 

-Travis





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