[Numpy-discussion] Changes in PyArray_FromAny between 1.5.x and 1.6.x

Ralf Gommers ralf.gommers@googlemail....
Tue Jun 5 13:47:53 CDT 2012


On Tue, Jun 5, 2012 at 8:41 PM, Zachary Pincus <zachary.pincus@yale.edu>wrote:

> > There is a fine line here. We do need to make people clean up lax code
> in order to improve numpy, but hopefully we can keep the cleanups
> reasonable.
>
> Oh agreed. Somehow, though, I was surprised by this, even though I keep
> tabs on the numpy lists -- at no point did it become clear that "big
> changes in how arrays get constructed and typecast are ahead that may
> require code fixes". That was my main point, but probably a PEBCAK issue
> more than anything.
>

It was fairly extensively discussed when introduced,
http://thread.gmane.org/gmane.comp.python.numeric.general/44206, and again
at some later point.

Ralf
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