[Numpy-discussion] Requests for NumPy Ports?

Travis Oliphant oliphant at ee.byu.edu
Wed Jan 31 11:18:50 CST 2007


Keith Goodman wrote:

>On 1/30/07, Travis Oliphant <oliphant at ee.byu.edu> wrote:
>  
>
>>I'm trying to help out the conversion to NumPy by offering patches to
>>various third-party packages that have used Numeric in the past.
>>
>>Does anybody here have requests for which packages they would like to
>>see converted to use NumPy?  Ultimately, we are at the mercy of the
>>package-owners to complete the conversion by applying the patches.  But,
>>I think it helps when there are patches already available for trying out.
>>
>>The packages I've worked on so far are here:
>>http://www.scipy.org/Porting_to_NumPy
>>    
>>
>
>To remove numeric from my system I'd have to remove 34 packages. Some
>of the ones I use a lot:
>
>gedit
>meld
>nautilus
>matplotlib
>rhythmbox
>gnome-terminal
>  
>

Most of these are probably the gtk-python extension which can use 
Numeric (I submitted the original code for that).  I will have to submit 
the patch to use NumPy.

Thanks for the reminder.

-Travis



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