[Numpy-discussion] classmethods for ndarray

Stefan van der Walt stefan@sun.ac...
Fri Feb 2 16:15:13 CST 2007


On Thu, Feb 01, 2007 at 05:51:22PM -0700, Travis Oliphant wrote:
> Christopher Barker wrote:
> 
> >Travis Oliphant wrote:
> >  
> >
> >>I'm thinking that we should have several.  For example all the fromXXX 
> >>functions should probably be classmethods
> >>
> >>ndarray.frombuffer
> >>ndarray.fromfile
> >>    
> >>
> >
> >would they still be accessible in their functional form in the numpy 
> >namespace?
> >
> >  
> >
> Yes, until a major revision at which point they could (if deemed useful) 
> be removed after a deprecation warning period.

That would be a happy day.  I'd love to see the numpy namespace go on
a diet...

Cheers
Stéfan


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