[AstroPy] Astro-Py list

Tom Bridgman bridgman at wyeth.gsfc.nasa.gov
Thu Feb 24 08:57:03 CST 2000

I think I encountered an array limit of ~32,000 elements which was a
real surprise when I tried to generate a power spectrum from my timing
data.  Is there really a 16/15-bit index limit and will that be raised?


Paul Barrett wrote:
> Other news is that a group of us at STScI are considering a re-write
> of Numeric to make it more efficient and to handle large arrays more
> transparently (using mmap).  You might want to check the Numeric
> mailing list at SourceForge for recent posting about this.  Any
> opinions or support on this topic would be welcome.
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