[Numpy-discussion] Time for beta1 of NumPy 1.0

Fernando Perez fperez.net at gmail.com
Fri Jun 30 12:25:06 CDT 2006


On 6/30/06, Sasha <ndarray at mac.com> wrote:
> On 6/30/06, Fernando Perez <fperez.net at gmail.com> wrote:
> > ...
> > Besides, decent unit tests will catch these problems.  We all know
> > that every scientific code in existence is unit tested to the smallest
> > routine, so this shouldn't be a problem for anyone.
>
> Is this a joke? Did anyone ever measured the coverage of numpy
> unittests? I would be surprized if it was more than 10%.

Of course it's a joke.  So obviously one for anyone who knows the
field, that the smiley shouldn't be needed (and yes, I despise
background laughs on television, too).  Maybe a sad joke, given the
realities of scientific computing, and maybe a poor joke, but at least
an attempt at humor.

Cheers,

f




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