[Numpy-discussion] Home for pyhdf5io?

Robert Kern robert.kern@gmail....
Sun May 24 16:22:23 CDT 2009


On Sun, May 24, 2009 at 07:23, Stephen Simmons <mail@stevesimmons.com> wrote:

> While I haven't tried Andrew Collette's h5py
> (http://code.google.com/p/h5py), it looks like a very 'thin' wrapper
> around the HDF5 C libraries. Maybe numpy's save(), savez(), load(),
> memmap() could be enhanced so that saving/loading files with HDF5-like
> file extensions used the HDF5 format, with code based on h5py and
> pyhdf5io. This could, I imagine, be a relatively small/simple addition
> to numpy, with the only external dependency being the HDF5 libraries
> themselves.

*libhdf5* is too big, not PyTables.

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Robert Kern

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though it had an underlying truth."
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