[Numpy-discussion] Uncomfortable with matrix change
Alan G Isaac
Fri May 9 12:31:50 CDT 2008
On Fri, 9 May 2008, Charles R Harris apparently wrote:
> I am against messing with the numpy code just to
> accommodate a matrix class that shouldn't have inherited
> from ndarray in the first place. So I am OK with backing
> out the changes as long as we also leave all the bugs in
That's how we got here in the first place, I think.
Trading off problems in current behavior vs. the possibility
that other code (like Nathan's) might rely on that bad behavior.
Uncomfortable either way.
One piece of good news: Nathan's fixes were easy,
so one way forward is not looking too rocky.
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