[SciPy-dev] draft: NumPy User Guide introduction
Stéfan van der Walt
Thu Aug 20 18:22:17 CDT 2009
2009/8/20 David Goldsmith <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
>> > of arr.* methods (maybe others differ with me on this
>> From an editor's perspective, I would be neutral. The
>> author of an
>> example should use whatever they feel gets their point
>> across best.
>> Editors should leave that choice alone.
> However, I'm curious to hear Stefan's reasons/reasoning?
I guess I should have said "others *will* differ with me on this point" :-)
I like the idea of an ndarray being a concise description of bytes in
memory. At the moment, we have a couple of "special" methods attached
to it, but we could just as well have added fewer or more, and
personally I'd have preferred none.
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