[Numpy-discussion] f2py - a recap

Robert Kern robert.kern@gmail....
Wed Jul 23 17:27:57 CDT 2008


On Wed, Jul 23, 2008 at 17:18, Stéfan van der Walt <stefan@sun.ac.za> wrote:
> 2008/7/23 Fernando Perez <fperez.net@gmail.com>:
>> I'm just reposting here to see if anyone with a stake in f2py has an
>> opinion/advice on the points below.  F2py feels very much in
>> autopilot/drifting into the icebergs mode right now.  Is that correct
>> assessment?
>>
>> If there's any guidance on where to go, I can at least file tickets on
>> these points, but I don't want to create unnecessary tickets on trac
>> if others feel the current  situation is satisfactory and it's just me
>> who is confused.
>
> As far as I understand, Pearu is busy developing g3 of f2py.

I think he's been busy doing other things for the past few months, at least.

> Does
> that mean that f2py in NumPy is effectively unmaintained?  I hope not.

We'll try to fix bugs as they come up, but this is, as always, subject
to the vagaries of free time. It is very unlikely to grow new
features.

-- 
Robert Kern

"I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless
enigma that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as
though it had an underlying truth."
 -- Umberto Eco


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