[Numpy-discussion] Interaction between Numpy and the nose framework (was : packaging scipy)

Matthieu Brucher matthieu.brucher@gmail....
Mon Apr 7 11:04:09 CDT 2008


BTW, I stumbled on something strange with the nose framework. If you from
numpy.testing import * in a test file, the nose framework will try to test
the testing module by calling every test* method.

I just mention it there because I think I'm not the only one to do this for
set_package_path, assert_equal, ...

Matthieu

2008/4/7, Gael Varoquaux <gael.varoquaux@normalesup.org>:
>
> On Mon, Apr 07, 2008 at 05:20:47PM +0200, Stéfan van der Walt wrote:
> > I agree, and I think we can come to some compromise -- maybe a
> > numpy.all namespace, that simply imports all the other subpackages.
>
>
> For the beginner, "from numpy.all import *" is more confusing than "from
> numpy import *" (which is already confusing).
>
> I know namespace are good things, but the beginner struggles with them.
> This is why I used the "import *" in my above examples.
>
> My 2 cents,
>
> Gaël
>
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