[Numpy-discussion] What protocol to use now?

Christopher Barker Chris.Barker@noaa....
Tue Dec 8 15:44:13 CST 2009


Robert Kern wrote:
>> The array interface was made for this sort of thing, but is deprecated:
>>
>> http://docs.scipy.org/doc/numpy/reference/arrays.interface.html

> I think the wording is overly strong. I don't think that we actually
> decided to deprecate the interface. PEP 3118 is not yet implemented by
> numpy.

That settles it then -- the array interface is the only option if you 
want to do any type checking.

I'm a bit surprised that PEP 3118 hasn't been implemented yet in numpy 
-- after all, it we designed very much with numpy in mind. Oh well, I'm 
not writing the code.

thanks,
   -Chris





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