[SciPy-dev] Scipy for Numarray

Todd Miller jmiller at stsci.edu
Wed Sep 22 17:04:47 CDT 2004


On Wed, 2004-09-22 at 17:27, Charles Harris wrote:
> Todd Miller wrote:
> 
> <snip>
> 
> >
> >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'.

My thinking is that we can do something like fastumath in numarray as
part of the process of addresssing performance issues.

Todd




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