[Numpy-discussion] Adding the new polynomial/chebyshev modules.
Mon Nov 16 18:44:12 CST 2009
Anne Archibald wrote:
> The reason numpy and scipy don't do this is largely historical -
> Numeric had a nearly flat namespace,
I know. Despite namespaces being "one honking great idea", it seems to
have taken a while to catch on.
> Since spatial is new, though, it should be pretty good about not
> inflating your imports unnecessarily.
well, maybe -- it seems to import everything when you do an
Since kdtree is about all that's there, it's not a big deal, but much
like the polynomial namespace, if we envision a day when there may be
all sorts of lovely spatial indexing options in there, maybe it
shouldn't bring them all into the "spatial" namespace.
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