[Numpy-discussion] Datetime branch

Charles R Harris charlesr.harris@gmail....
Thu Jun 11 12:39:39 CDT 2009


On Thu, Jun 11, 2009 at 11:34 AM, Robert Kern <robert.kern@gmail.com> wrote:

> On Thu, Jun 11, 2009 at 12:29, Charles R
> Harris<charlesr.harris@gmail.com> wrote:
> > Oh, and slipping the new types in between 64 bit integers and floats is a
> > bit iffy.
>
> Where, specifically? There are several linear orders of types in
> numpy. I tried to be careful to do the right thing in each. The enum
> numbers are after NPY_VOID, of course, for compatibility.
>

I noticed. I'm not saying it's wrong, just that a linear order lacks
descriptive power and is difficult to maintain. I expect you ran into that
problem when trying to make everything work as you wanted.

Chuck
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