[Numpy-discussion] Re: [Matrix-SIG] An Experiment in code-cleanup.
pearu at ioc.ee
Tue Feb 8 13:46:16 CST 2000
On Tue, 8 Feb 2000, Travis Oliphant wrote:
> I know there are several opinions, so I'll offer mine. We need
> simple rules that are easy to teach a newcomer. Right now the rule is
> farily simple in that coercion always proceeds up. But, mixed arithmetic
> with a float and a double does not produce something with double
> precision -- yet that's our rule. I think any automatic conversion should
> go the other way.
If you are consistent then you say here that mixed arithmetic with an int
and a float/double produces int?! Right? (I hope that I am wrong.)
How about `/* long long */'? Is this left out intentionally?
> /* long double */
Travis, while you are doing revision on NumPy, could you also estimate the
degree of difficulty of introducing column major order arrays?
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