[SciPy-dev] feedback on scipy.sparse

Nathan Bell wnbell@gmail....
Thu Dec 13 13:17:22 CST 2007


On Dec 13, 2007 3:21 AM, Robert Cimrman <cimrman3@ntc.zcu.cz> wrote:
> >  1) Should we prefer 'dims' over 'shape' or vice versa?  IMO 'shape'
> > is arguably more natural since all the types have a .shape attribute
>
> Yes, please.

I'll deprecate 'dims' then.

> Concerning the Stefan's idea of static methods for spidentity etc., we
> could use only one method for all of them, e.g.
>
> class spmatrix:
>
>      def special( name, format = ... ):
>         if name = 'identity':
>              return spidentity(n,format=format)
>          ...
>
> to prevent cluttering od the class you mentioned.

Good idea, I hadn't considered that option.

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Nathan Bell wnbell@gmail.com


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