[Numpy-discussion] numpy, Py_ssize_t, cython and 64 bits python 2.4
Dag Sverre Seljebotn
Sun Nov 9 17:37:43 CST 2008
Charles R Harris wrote:
> But mixing python types and numpy types is not a good idea, they exist
> separately and apply to different software. This may be different for
> the buffer interface, which is likely to cross the boundary, but that is
> an argument for being very careful on how the buffer interface is dealt
> with in cython.
Which is why an exception is thrown in this mismatch circumstance -- if
we weren't careful, the cast would happen, which would be very bad.
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