[Numpy-discussion] Proposed Roadmap Overview
Sat Feb 18 23:47:53 CST 2012
On Saturday, February 18, 2012, Matthew Brett wrote:
> > We will need to see examples of what Mark is talking about and clarify
> > of the compiler issues. Certainly there is some risk that once code is
> > written that it will be tempting to just use it. Other approaches are
> > certainly worth exploring in the mean-time, but C++ has some strong
> > arguments for it.
> The worry as I understand it is that a C++ rewrite might make the
> numpy core effectively a read-only project for anyone but Mark. Do
> you have any feeling for whether that is likely?
Dude, have you seen the .c files in numpy/core? They are already read-only
for pretty much everybody but Mark.
All kidding aside, is your concern that when Mark starts this that no one
will be able to contribute until he is done? I can tell you right now that
won't be the case as I will be trying to flesh out issues with datetime64
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