[Numpy-discussion] Float16 and PEP 3118
Fri Dec 3 11:23:15 CST 2010
On Thu, Dec 2, 2010 at 10:16 AM, Pauli Virtanen <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Before introducing a PEP 3118 type code for half floats in the PEP, one
> would need to argue the Python people to add it to the struct module.
> Before that, the choices probably are:
> - refuse to export buffers containing half floats
I think this is the better option, code that needs to do this can create an
int16 view for the time being.
> - export half floats as two bytes
This would throw away the byte-order, a problem much harder to track down
for the user than the other option.
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