[Numpy-discussion] NumPy 1.2.0b2 released

Travis E. Oliphant oliphant@enthought....
Mon Aug 18 15:04:05 CDT 2008


Andrew Dalke wrote:
> Andrew Dalke:
>   
>> Any chance of someone reviewing my suggestions for
>> making the import somewhat faster still?
>>
>>    http://scipy.org/scipy/numpy/ticket/874
>>
>>     
>
>
> 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
>> taste.
>>     
>
> 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:
>
>   

I say go ahead including changing #1 and #4.  Let's leave 5 for the moment.

-Travis



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