[Numpy-discussion] Irregular arrays

Charles R Harris charlesr.harris at gmail.com
Mon Sep 4 18:35:04 CDT 2006


On 9/4/06, rw679aq02 at sneakemail.com <rw679aq02 at sneakemail.com> wrote:
>
> >> The question is whether numpy has such support; if not, is it planned.
>
> > No, and no.
>
> Thank you for answering, and I am sorry to hear that.
>
> I will be dropping my membership on the scipy-numpy email list shortly.
> Many systems handle rectangular arrays quite well already, and are more
> fully developed.
>
> It is a common fallacy rectangles are the only shapes one ever needs.
> Physical geometry is only rarely rectangular, and solution of actual
> physical problems, and even number-theoretical problem, is a far larger
> problem domain.


Thanks for blessing us with your exalted presence and superior intellect.
You will be missed.
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