[SciPy-dev] Scipy for Numarray

Charles Harris charles.harris at sdl.usu.edu
Wed Sep 22 16:27:56 CDT 2004


Todd Miller wrote:

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>
>Looking at this today, I see two problems for numarray (there may be
>others) in scipy_base:
>
>1. fastumathmodule.c uses the Numeric ufunc C-API which numarray doesn't
>support (yet anyway).  IMHO, this breaks down into: 
>
>        a. Ordinary numarray ufuncs are probably good enough because
>        anyone that really wants fastumath is not going to use numarray
>        for other performance reasons anyway.  
>  
>
Hey, aren't we going to fix these performance issues? Just askin'.

>        
>        b. There are some new features in fastumath that need to be
>        supported.  These latter features could be added directly to
>        numarray.  
>        
>2. Other scipy_base modules import Numeric and its addon modules
>directly, similar to your (2). Instead, they should import from a TBD
>numerix.
>
>Todd
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