[SciPy-dev] ***[Possible UCE]*** Re: [integrate|interpolate|optimize]/common_routines.py
oliphant.travis at ieee.org
Fri Mar 10 07:53:45 CST 2006
Tim Leslie wrote:
> On 3/11/06, *Travis Oliphant* <oliphant.travis at ieee.org
> <mailto:oliphant.travis at ieee.org>> wrote:
> Tim Leslie wrote:
> > Looks good. Could someone fill me in on what the "Possible UCE"
> in the
> > subject is about?
> Sorry, it's the IEEE spam-flagging mechanism. It tags my email
> that it
> thinks are spam with this in the header. I'll try to remember to
> remove it when responding...
> Cool. While I've got your ear, I've been reading through a lot of the
> numpy and scipy code the past week, doing trivial cleanups and the
> such, and one thing that I keep seeing is "from numpy import *". Is
> this just a result of laziness (I understand :-) or is there some
> reason we want the whole numpy namespace in some places?
Laziness. The from numpy import * stuff is great for interactive work,
but we should really control our namespaces better in numpy (and scipy).
> I'm happy to clean these up and only import the stuff that's needed
> but I thought I should check first that this isn't going to break
> something on a fundamental level.
Please fix it. As long as all the names are resolved I don't see how it
would break anything.
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