[Numpy-discussion] Proposed Roadmap Overview
Sun Feb 19 00:11:29 CST 2012
On Sat, Feb 18, 2012 at 9:47 PM, Benjamin Root <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Saturday, February 18, 2012, Matthew Brett wrote:
>> On Sat, Feb 18, 2012 at 8:38 PM, Travis Oliphant <email@example.com>
>> > We will need to see examples of what Mark is talking about and clarify
>> > some
>> > 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.
I think the question is whether refactoring in C would be preferable
to refactoring in C++.
> 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
> with him.
No - can I refer you back to the emails from David in particular about
the difficulties of sharing development in C++? I can find the links
- but do you remember the ones I'm referring to?
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