[SciPy-User] Sparse matrices and dot product

Gael Varoquaux gael.varoquaux@normalesup....
Sun Nov 28 09:32:02 CST 2010


On Sun, Nov 28, 2010 at 03:16:19PM +0000, Pauli Virtanen wrote:
> However, I believe 'dot' should be left to be there. `ndarrays` recently 
> gained the same method for matrix products, so it makes sense to leave it 
> be also for sparse matrices. This has also the advantage that it becomes 
> possible to write generic code that works both on sparse matrices and on 
> ndarrays.

> So unless objections arise, the 'dot' method will be un-deprecated in 0.9.

+1



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