[Numpy-discussion] Time for beta1 of NumPy 1.0

Keith Goodman kwgoodman at gmail.com
Fri Jun 30 12:03:50 CDT 2006


On 6/30/06, Robert Kern <robert.kern at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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.
>
> +10
>
> > 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 [1]: float64.ones(10)

I don't think an int will be able to hold the number of votes for float64.




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