[SciPy-Dev] 1.0 roadmap: weave

Robert Kern robert.kern@gmail....
Wed Sep 25 11:32:01 CDT 2013


On Wed, Sep 25, 2013 at 5:18 PM, Arnd Baecker <arnd.baecker@web.de> wrote:
>
> Hi,
>
>> On Sat, Sep 21, 2013 at 8:54 PM, Ralf Gommers <ralf.gommers@gmail.com>
wrote:
>
> [...]
>
>> weave
>> `````
>> This is the only module that was not ported to Python 3.  Effectively
it's
>> deprecated (not recommended to use for new code).  In the future it
should be
>> removed from scipy (can be made into a separate module).
>
>
> Let me just mention that I am worried about the removal of weave:
> a substantial amount of code developed in our group over the years
> uses weave. Porting this to cython seems not trivial,
> in particular, because many of the original authors
> (diploma students, PhD students, ...) have left academia by now.
>
> Well, as porting weave to Python 3 is way out of my capabilities,
> this is just a comment in the hope that someone could give this a try
> (if at some point testing would be needed, I could try to help,
> of course).

Would it be within your capabilities to volunteer to maintain it as a
separate package outside of scipy?

--
Robert Kern
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