[SciPy-dev] Re: [Numpy-discussion] Trying out Numeric3
pearu at scipy.org
Mon Mar 28 14:47:13 CST 2005
On Mon, 28 Mar 2005, Travis Oliphant wrote:
>>> Just for clarification: Is this scipy_core or Numeric3 that you're working
>>> on? Or are they the same?
>> The idea was merge tools from scipy_core (that basically contains
>> scipy_distutils and scipy_base) to Numeric3. The features of
>> scipy_distutils have been stated in previous messages, some of these
>> features will be used to build Numeric3. scipy_base contains enhancements
>> to Numeric (now to be natural part of Numeric3) plus few useful python
>> modules. Which scipy_core modules exactly should be included to Numeric3 or
>> left out of it, depends on how crusial are they for building/maintaining
>> Numeric3 and whether they are useful in general for Numeric3 users. This is
>> completely open for discussion. No part of scipy_core should be blindly
>> copied to Numeric3 project.
> My understanding is that scipy_core and Numeric3 are the same thing. I'm
> using the terminology Numeric3 in emails to avoid confusion, but I would
> rather see one package emerge from this like scipy_core. I would prefer not
> to have a "Numeric3" package and a separate "scipy_core" package, unless
> there is a good reason to have two packages.
In that case ndarray object and ufunc codes should go under scipy.base.
We can postpone this move until scipy.distutils is ready.
And if I understand you correctly then
from scipy.base import *
from Numeric import *
from numarray import *
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