[Numpy-discussion] why numarray.inputarray?
tim.hochberg at cox.net
Tue Feb 10 12:58:02 CST 2004
Todd Miller wrote:
>Based on your [Colin Williams] input, and Tim Hochberg's earlier comments, I think we
>1. Clean up the array function by ditching the buffer/sequence keyword
>deprecation code. buffer has been deprecated long enough.
>2. Redefine asarray() as calling array() with copy=1. Tim's right.
>It's a better name than inputarray() and we want it for backward
>3. Redefine inputarray() as a non-recommended synonym for asarray().
>I'd say deprecate it, but that's a PITA for anyone already using it.
>4. Change the manual to document asarray() as primary and document
>inputarray() as a non-recommended synonym.
Sounds good to me. I've never used the buffer/sequence stuff, so I'm not
really qualified to opine on that.
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