[Numpy-discussion] Proposed Roadmap Overview

Sturla Molden sturla@molden...
Mon Feb 20 10:42:31 CST 2012


Den 19.02.2012 00:09, skrev David Cournapeau:
> There are better languages than C++ that has most of the technical 
> benefits stated in this discussion (rust and D being the most 
> "obvious" ones), but whose usage is unrealistic today for various 
> reasons: knowledge, availability on "esoteric" platforms, etc… A new 
> language is completely ridiculous.

There are still other options than C or C++ that are worth considering. 
One would be to write NumPy in Python. E.g. we could use LLVM as a 
JIT-compiler and produce the performance critical code we need on the fly.

Sturla





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