[Numpy-discussion] Proposed Roadmap Overview

Sturla Molden sturla@molden...
Fri Feb 17 22:35:03 CST 2012



Den 18. feb. 2012 kl. 05:23 skrev Jason Grout <jason-sage@creativetrax.com>:

> On 2/17/12 10:10 PM, Sturla Molden wrote:
> 
>> Sure. They just keep adding features for the expence of stability. No
>> focus or sence of direction. Focus on a small feature set, make it
>> right, then don't add to it. That is the root of the successes of C,
>> Python and Java. NumPy needs a stabile compiler that don't make
>> mistakes everywhere. You cannot trust that to Cython.
> 
> Again, if you have specific examples of stability being sacrificed, I'm 
> sure the Cython list would like to hear about it.  Your statements, 
> as-is, are raising huge FUD flags for me.
> 

Cython is still 0.16, it is still unfinished. We cannot base NumPy on an unfinished compiler. 

Sturla




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