[SciPy-dev] [Numpy-discussion] Thoughts on making it easier for numarray users to transition to scipy_core
verveer at embl-heidelberg.de
Tue Dec 13 00:27:02 CST 2005
On Dec 12, 2005, at 23:49, Travis Oliphant wrote:
>> That certainly would be nice. We are starting to look migrating
>> some Python code. It may be a little while
>> (a couple months?) before we can start tackling migrating some of
>> the C extension code so we won't be exercising that right away
>> (but maybe someone else can).
> I think I will have something basic in-place by then. We can add
> needed API calls as extensions get ported.
> On a related note, where should the Packages (like nd_image) from
> numarray go? Should they all go into scipy core, full scipy, or be
> separately downloadable as scipy_core addons?
Regarding nd_image, I would guess that it should be an addon, or go
at some point in scipy. However, even though I am the author, I am
most likely not going to support it outside numarray. I do realize
that at some point numarray may be retired, but I have not decided
yet if I will be using/supporting nd_image beyond that point. It
would be nice to have a common code-base with the numarray version so
that all can profit from any bug-fixes that I am still doing in the
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