[Numpy-discussion] matrix default to column vector?

Tommy Grav tgrav@mac....
Thu Jun 4 16:27:47 CDT 2009


On Jun 4, 2009, at 5:25 PM, Christopher Barker wrote:

> Keith Goodman wrote:
>> Maybe announcing that numpy will drop support for matrices in a  
>> future
>> version (3.0, ...) would save a lot of pain in the long run.
>
> Or make them better. There was a pretty good discussion of this a  
> while
> back on this list. We all had a lot of opinions, and there were some
> good ideas in that thread. However, no none stepped up to implement  
> any
> of it.
>
> I think the reason is that none of the core numpy developers use
> them/want them. In fact, many of those contributing to the discussion
> (myself included), didn't think it likely that they'd use them, even
> with improvements.
>
> Someone that thinks they are important needs to step up and really  
> make
> them work.

Or the core development team split the matrices out of numpy and make it
as separate package that the people that use them could pick up and  
run with.

Cheers
   Tommy


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