[SciPy-User] Proposal for a new data analysis toolbox
Mon Nov 22 10:26:15 CST 2010
On Mon, Nov 22, 2010 at 8:16 AM, John Hunter <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 22, 2010 at 9:35 AM, Keith Goodman <email@example.com> wrote:
>> This thread started on the numpy list:
>> I think we should narrow the focus of the package by only including
>> functions that operate on numpy arrays.
> That might be overly restrictive. What about fast incremental code
> that is not array based (ie it is real time streaming rather than a
> post hoc computation on arrays). Eg, a cython ringbuffer with support
> for nan, percentiles, min, max, mean, std, median, etc.... Eric
> Firing wrote a ringbuf class that provides this functionality that is
> very useful, and this packages seems like a perfect place to host
> something like that.
That's a new idea to me. My first reaction is that it belongs in a
separate package for streaming data. Large packages get tough to
maintain and to use. What do others think?
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