[Numpy-discussion] Datetime branch

Robert Kern robert.kern@gmail....
Thu Jun 11 12:47:26 CDT 2009


On Thu, Jun 11, 2009 at 12:39, Charles R
Harris<charlesr.harris@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>
> 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.

Yes. Now, which place am I slipping in the new types between 64-bit
integers and floats?

-- 
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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