[AstroPy] reading one line from many small fits files

Erik Bray embray@stsci....
Fri Aug 3 17:08:56 CDT 2012

On 08/03/2012 06:06 PM, Erik Bray wrote:
> Indeed--exactly my point. If were to write PyFITS from scratch I would
> probably not rely on Numpy as my primary I/O interface, but would
> instead serve up Numpy arrays as a high-level abstraction. Under the
> hood I would probably do something more closely resembling CFITSIO's
> buffer ring (the returned Numpy arrays would of course not be contiguous
> by default).

Just to clarify, this should read "would not be *guaranteed* contiguous 
by default".

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