[Numpy-discussion] why numarray.inputarray?
haase at msg.ucsf.edu
Tue Feb 10 13:21:12 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
> >compatibility anyway.
> >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.
I'm using memory mapped array and it sounds quite natural to say
Are you actually saying that 'sequence' is a synonym for that and the
preferred keyword ?
- Sebastian Haase
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