[Numpy-discussion] broadcasting behavior for 1.6 (was: Numpy 1.6 schedule)

Charles R Harris charlesr.harris@gmail....
Fri Mar 11 16:33:57 CST 2011


On Fri, Mar 11, 2011 at 1:10 PM, Mark Wiebe <mwwiebe@gmail.com> wrote:

> On Fri, Mar 11, 2011 at 8:19 AM, Travis Oliphant <oliphant@enthought.com>wrote:
>
>> This discussion is interesting and useful for NumPy 2.0, but the subtle
>> change is not acceptable for NumPy 1.6.
>>
>> The rules were consistent, even if seen as unintuitive by some.
>>
>> The fact that two libraries we know of already had tests break should be a
>> big red warning flag.  There are a lot of other libraries that may have
>> tests break.
>>
>> Having to fix tests would be expected for NumPy 2.0, but not 1.6.
>>
>> I am a big -10 for rolling out a change like this in NumPy 1.6
>>
>
> I've pushed a patch to change this, with tests.
>
>
I'm impressed by how little you needed to change.

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Chuck
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