[Numpy-discussion] python-numeric in FC4: good idea?

Robert Kern rkern at ucsd.edu
Mon Sep 26 02:44:08 CDT 2005

Greg Ewing wrote:
> Chris Barker wrote:
>> This is a Darn Good example of why we need the new array protocol.
> I came across another one the other day when working on
> pygui. I wanted to use glReadPixels to read data into a
> buffer belonging to an NSBitmapImageRep, but PyOpenGL's
> glReadPixels can only read data into an existing memory
> block if it's a Numeric array, and PyObjC doesn't know
> anything about Numeric...

I've taken the liberty of adding these to a new Wiki page. Let's record
these "Oh I wish everyone used the array protocol" moments when we come
across them.


This will probably migrate to the Trac instance for scipy whenever that
comes about.

Robert Kern
rkern at ucsd.edu

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 Are the graves of dreams allowed to die."
  -- Richard Harter

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