[Numpy-discussion] [SciPy-dev] SciPy Sprint results
Travis E. Oliphant
Thu Dec 20 10:10:44 CST 2007
Stefan van der Walt wrote:
> Hi Travis,
> During the sprint I also merged Pierre's MaskedArray code into the
> maskedarray branch. That is nearly done, with only a few unit tests
> still failing -- ones brought over from the old numpy.ma.
> This is mainly due to some changes in the API, for example put and
> putmask now behave like their ndarray counterparts. Pierre, would you
> remind us of any other such changes, and why they were made?
> What is the road forward with this code? We will probably only merge
> API changes into 1.4. Do we use svnmerge to keep the branch up to
> date until then?
I'd like to move forward with it sooner (for 1.0.5) if the API changes
are not drastic. Although ideally 0 API changes would be desireable,
I'm not sure if that is feasible. Are put and putmask the only changes
in the API. What are the rest of them?
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