[Numpy-discussion] NumPy 1.2.0b2 released
Mon Aug 18 15:00:35 CDT 2008
> Any chance of someone reviewing my suggestions for
> making the import somewhat faster still?
Travis E. Oliphant:
> In sum: I think 2, 3, 6, 7, 8, and 9 can be done immediately. 1) and
> 4) could be O.K. but 1) does break code and 4 I'm not sure
> about. 5
> seems like it's too much code duplication for too little savings
> for my
Since no one else has said yea or nay, and 2.1 release draws nigh[*],
the simplest solution is to do 2, 3, 6, 7, 8, and 9. I showed that
1 will break existing code. As for #4 - as far as I can tell the code
in 'doc' is recent, so no user code depends on it. Plus, the
documentation that's there is effectively unusable, with files like:
Placeholder for computer science, engineering and other jargon.
so I still want to remove the "import doc" in numpy/__init__.py .
As for #5, that should probably be tied to the nosetests
migration, so it will be done "soon"ish, but not for this release.
Is there a lack of disagreement on this? Should I construct
a patch accordingly? Or wait longer?
[*] nigh: a word I don't use often except after "draw".
Interesting. English once used "nigh, near, next" instead of
"near", "nearer", "nearest".
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