[Numpy-discussion] patch for new mgrid / ogrid functionality

Stéfan van der Walt stefan@sun.ac...
Mon Sep 15 09:40:51 CDT 2008


2008/9/15 Gael Varoquaux <gael.varoquaux@normalesup.org>:
>> I agree.  But that means that we can only include it in 1.3 (which is
>> currently being developed on trunk, IIRC?).
>
> I'd prefer not seeing any non-backwards-compatible API change before 2.0.
> I think we would be breaking the contract that we have with our users,
> that are going to see some code that worked suddenly break.

We could always return lists *only* for mixed type ogrids.  While that
preserves backwards compatibility, it is really ugly :/  I understand
all the arguments involved, but I see much pain and suffering (Yoda be
my witness) in cementing ourselves to an immature Python-level API.

Cheers
Stéfan


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