[Numpy-discussion] Time for beta1 of NumPy 1.0
robert.kern at gmail.com
Fri Jun 30 11:53:02 CDT 2006
Tim Hochberg wrote:
> Regarding choice of float or int for default:
> The number one priority for numpy should be to unify the three disparate
> Python numeric packages. Whatever choice of defaults facilitates that is
> what I support.
> Personally, given no other constraints, I would probably just get rid of
> the defaults all together and make the user choose.
My preferred solution is to add class methods to the scalar types rather than
screw up compatibility.
In : float64.ones(10)
"I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless enigma
that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had
an underlying truth."
-- Umberto Eco
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