[Numpy-discussion] NumPy 1.2.0b2 released

Travis E. Oliphant oliphant@enthought....
Fri Aug 15 13:16:22 CDT 2008


Andrew Dalke wrote:
> I forgot to mention..
>
>
> On Aug 15, 2008, at 9:00 AM, Travis E. Oliphant wrote:
>   
>> 1) Removing ctypeslib import
>>
>> * Can break code if somebody has been doing import numpy and then  
>> using
>> numpy.ctypeslib
>> * I'm fine with people needing to import numpy.ctypeslib to use the
>> capability as long as we clearly indicate these breakages.
>>     
>
>
> You were the one who had numpy/__init__.py always import ctypeslib
>
>
> r3027 | oliphant | 2006-08-15 11:53:49 +0200 (Tue, 15 Aug 2006) | 1 line
>
> import ctypeslib on numpy load and change name from  
> ctypes_load_library to load_library
>
> Was there a driving reason for that other than decreased user burden?
>
>
>   
Not that I can recall.

-Travis



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