[Numpy-discussion] Funded work on Numpy: proposed improvements and request for feedback

Robert Kern robert.kern@gmail....
Tue Aug 4 16:53:37 CDT 2009


On Tue, Aug 4, 2009 at 16:49, David Goldsmith<d_l_goldsmith@yahoo.com> wrote:
>
> --- On Tue, 8/4/09, Bruce Southey <bsouthey@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> [snip]
>>
>> Almost a year ago Travis send an email :
>> 'Report from SciPy'?
>> http://mail.scipy.org/pipermail/numpy-discussion/2008-August/036909.html
>>
>> Of importance was that
>> " * NumPy 2.0 will be a library and will not automagically
>> import numpy.fft
>
> As someone who tends to think of "modules" as "libraries" (renamed for Python for "branding" purposes), what's the difference?

Poor phrasing. I believe Travis meant something along the lines of
"NumPy 2.0 will be a [well-behaved] library and will not automagically
import numpy.fft." The informative part is the latter point.

-- 
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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