[Numpy-discussion] N-D array interface page is out of date

Andrew Straw strawman@astraw....
Sun Mar 8 14:00:22 CDT 2009


Pauli Virtanen wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> Fri, 06 Mar 2009 09:16:33 -0800, Andrew Straw wrote:
>> I have updated http://numpy.scipy.org/array_interface.shtml to have a
>> giant warning first paragraph describing how that information is
>> outdated. Additionally, I have updated http://numpy.scipy.org/ to point
>> people to the buffer interface described in PEP 3118 and implemented in
>> Python 2.6/3.0. Furthermore, I have suggested Cython has a way to write
>> code for older Pythons that will automatically support the buffer
>> interface in newer Pythons.
>>
>> If you have knowledge about these matters (Travis O. and Dag,
>> especially), I'd appreciate it if you could read over the pages to
>> ensure everything is actually correct.
> 
> I wonder if it would make sense to redirect the page here:
> 
> 	http://docs.scipy.org/doc/numpy/reference/arrays.interface.html
> 
> so that it would be easier to edit etc. in the future?
> 


Yes, great idea. I just updated the page to point to the page you linked
(which I didn't know existed -- thanks for pointing it out).

Also, I have made several changes to arrays.interface.rst which I will
upload once my password situation gets resolved.


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