[Numpy-discussion] [ANN] Nanny, faster NaN functions

Christopher Barker Chris.Barker@noaa....
Fri Nov 19 16:18:44 CST 2010


On 11/19/10 11:19 AM, Keith Goodman wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 19, 2010 at 10:55 AM, Nathaniel Smith<njs@pobox.com>  wrote:
>> Why not make this a patch to numpy/scipy instead?
>
> My guess is that having separate underlying functions for each dtype,
> ndim, and axis would be a nightmare for a large project like Numpy.

True, but:

1) Having special-cases for the most common cases is not such a bad idea.

2) could one use some sort of templating approach to get all the dtypes 
and such that you want?

3) as for number of dimensions, I don't think to would be to hard to 
generalize that -- at least for contiguous arrays.

-Chris


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