[Numpy-discussion] Home for pyhdf5io?

Robert Kern robert.kern@gmail....
Tue May 26 00:15:12 CDT 2009


On Tue, May 26, 2009 at 00:11, Christopher Barker <Chris.Barker@noaa.gov> wrote:
> David Warde-Farley wrote:
>> As Robert's design document for the NPY format says, one option would
>> be to implement a minimal subset of the HDF5 protocol *from scratch*
>
> That would be really cool -- I wonder how hard it would be to implement
> just the current NPY features? Judging from this:
>
> http://www.hdfgroup.org/HDF5/doc/H5.format.html
>
> It's far from trivial!

Yes. That's why I wrote the NPY format instead. I *did* do some due
diligence before I designed a new binary format.

-- 
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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