[Numpy-discussion] Release of SciPy Core 0.4 (Beta)

Chris Barker Chris.Barker at noaa.gov
Mon Oct 3 09:55:40 CDT 2005

> Tim Churches wrote:
>>  missing values are
>> ubiquitous in the biological sciences and any package which can't handle
>> them isn't, to put it bluntly, of much use.

MA is great, but I wonder if many of the simple "missing value" use 
cases could be covered by robust handling of NaNs.

Which brings up the question: How does scipy_core handle NaN and the 
other IEEE special values? This was a major weakness in Numeric for me.


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