[Numpy-discussion] Proposed Roadmap Overview

Charles R Harris charlesr.harris@gmail....
Sat Feb 18 17:59:24 CST 2012


On Sat, Feb 18, 2012 at 3:24 PM, David Cournapeau <cournape@gmail.com>wrote:

> On Sat, Feb 18, 2012 at 9:40 PM, Charles R Harris
> <charlesr.harris@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> >
> > Well, we already have code obfuscation (DOUBLE_your_pleasure,
> > FLOAT_your_boat), so we might as well let the compiler handle it.
>
> Yes, those are not great, but on the other hand, it is not that a
> fundamental issue IMO.
>

"Name mangling" is what I meant. But C++ does exactly the same thing, just
more systematically. It's not whether it's great, it's whether the compiler
or the programmer does the boring stuff.

<snip>

Chuck
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