[Numpy-discussion] loadtxt/savetxt tickets
Stéfan van der Walt
Tue Mar 29 17:16:04 CDT 2011
On Sun, Mar 27, 2011 at 12:09 PM, Paul Anton Letnes
> I am sure someone has been using this functionality to convert floats to ints. Changing will break their code. I am not sure how big a deal that would be. Also, I am of the opinion that one should _first_ write a program that works _correctly_, and only afterwards worry about performance.
While I'd agree in most cases, keep in mind that np.loadtxt is
supposed to be a fast but simpler alternative to np.genfromtxt. If
np.loadtxt becomes much slower, there's not much need to keep these
separate any longer.
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