[SciPy-user] can basearray using somehow be tried already?
Fri Mar 23 14:21:29 CDT 2007
Thank you Robert, I had read its before. As I understood from
some links like
basearray was intended to be added in Python 2.6.
So, you know for sure that it will not happen?
And what about other versions - 2.7 etc?
Robert Kern wrote:
> dmitrey wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> is currently any way to try using basearray?
> It does not exist. It was a proposal to add a minimal array object like that
> from numpy to the Python core. That proposal is dead now. If you want an array
> package for Python that is currently available, you want numpy.
>> first of all I'm very interested in operators (matmult, dotmult etc) -
>> will they have MATLAB/Octave/omatrix/etc -like style
>> dot is present => dotwise operation
>> dot is absent => matrix operation
>> or other?
> No, we do not have the ability to change Python's syntax to add operators. For
> the array object, operators all act element-wise. numpy also provides a matrix
> object based on the array object which implements the relevant operators as
> matrix operations (e.g. * is a matrix multiplication rather than element-wise
>> And what will creation way look like? I mean something like
>> x = [1 2 3; 4 5 6]
> x = numpy.array([[1, 2, 3], [4, 5, 6]])
> Again, we don't have the ability to change Python's syntax to support other such
> If you want some documentation in terms that are familiar to Matlab and Octave
> users, you should read this page:
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