[SciPy-user] Arrayfns in numpy?
Wed Mar 7 09:14:39 CST 2007
Matthieu Brucher wrote:
> I'm opposed to this as well, interpolation is not linear algebra, it is
> signal processing, and as Souheil said, why not nd-interpolation with
> B-Splines then ?
I am not taking sides on this issue, but I do
take issue with trying to settle it with this
kind of "argument". A rhetorical question does
not set out the issues. For example, treating
a rhetorical question as a real question for a
moment, one might respond that a simple 1-d
- find wide use among people who need nothing more
- enhance backward compatibility
- impose minimum maintenance requirements
Again, I am not taking sides on the issue, so I
am in no way suggesting that such points are
decisive. However opposition that fails to
address such points is hardly decisive either.
My point of reference would be: if it is likely
to drain even modest developer effort away from
core NumPy issues, then it is harmful. Otherwise
it is harmless as long as it introduces no new
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