[Numpy-discussion] Re: Any Numeric or numarray users on this list?

Travis Oliphant oliphant.travis at ieee.org
Thu Jun 1 13:21:02 CDT 2006


Berthold Höllmann wrote:
> Travis Oliphant <oliphant.travis at ieee.org> writes:
>   
>   
>> 2) Will you transition within the next 6 months? (if you answered No to #1)
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> Unlikely
>
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>> 3) Please, explain your reason(s) for not making the switch. (if you
>> answered No to #2)
>>     
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> Lack of resources (Numeric is used in hand coded extensions; are
> arrays of type PyObject supported in NumPy, they were not in numarray)
>   

Yes, NumPy is actually quite similar to Numeric.
Most C-extensions are easily ported simply by replacing 

#include Numeric/arrayobject.h  with
#include numpy/arrayobject.h

(and making sure you get the right location for the headers). 


-Travis









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