[Numpy-discussion] BOF notes: Fernando's proposal: NumPy ndarray with named axes

Keith Goodman kwgoodman@gmail....
Tue Jul 6 11:23:36 CDT 2010


On Tue, Jul 6, 2010 at 9:13 AM, Skipper Seabold <jsseabold@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 6, 2010 at 11:55 AM, Keith Goodman <kwgoodman@gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Tue, Jul 6, 2010 at 7:47 AM, Joshua Holbrook <josh.holbrook@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> I really really really want to work on this. I already forked datarray
>>> on github and did some research on What Other People Have Done (
>>> http://jesusabdullah.github.com/2010/07/02/datarray.html ). With any
>>> luck I'll contribute something actually useful. :)
>>
>> I like the figure!
>>
>> To do label indexing on a larry you need to use lix, so lar.lix[...]
>
> FYI, if you didn't see it, there are also usage docs in dataarray/doc
> that you can build with sphinx that show a lot of the thinking and
> examples (they spent time looking at pandas and larry).
>
> One question that was asked of Wes, that I'd propose to you as well
> Keith, is that if DataArray became part of NumPy, do you think you
> could use it to work on top of for larry?

This is all very exciting. I did not know that DataArray had ticks so
I never took a close look at it.

After reading the sphinx doc, one question I had was how firm is the
decision to not allow integer ticks? I use int ticks a lot.


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