[SciPy-user] Arrayfns in numpy?

Anne Archibald peridot.faceted@gmail....
Wed Mar 7 01:10:28 CST 2007


On 07/03/07, Travis Oliphant <oliphant@ee.byu.edu> wrote:

> I agree with the idea of the statement.  However, practicality may beat
> purity here because of the backward-compatibility issue.  The only
> proposal on the table is pulling in more functions from arrayfns.   I'm
> fine if they live in the oldnumeric name-space (but it will actually be
> easier to put them in the lib namespace because the arrayfnsmodule.c
> file became the _compiled_base.c file in numpy.lib.
>
> Perhaps they can still live in _compiled_base.c  but not be pulled in to
> numpy.lib (only a  oldnumeric.arrayfns module).

I like this idea - can it be a general policy for things that
shouldn't be in numpy but are included for backward compatibility?

Anne


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