[Numpy-discussion] Speed up function on cross product of two sets?

Arnd Baecker arnd.baecker at web.de
Mon Apr 10 04:01:05 CDT 2006

On Thu, 6 Apr 2006, Travis Oliphant wrote:

> Arnd Baecker wrote:
> > BTW, it seems that we have no Numeric to numpy transition remarks in
> > www.scipy.org. I only found
> > http://www.scipy.org/PearuPeterson/NumpyVersusNumeric
> > and of course Travis' "Guide to NumPy" contains a detailed list of
> > necessary changes in chapter 2.6.1.
> >
> For clarification:  this is in the sample chapter available on-line to
> all....

yes, I should have emphasized that.
I tried to make this also clearer at

> > In addition ``site-packages/numpy/lib/convertcode.py`` provides an
> > automatic conversion.
> >
> > Would it be helpful to start a new wiki page "ConvertingFromNumeric"
> > (similar to http://www.scipy.org/Converting_from_numarray)
> > which aims at summarizing the necessary changes
> > or expand Pearu's page (if he agrees) on this?
> >
> Absolutely.   I did the Numarray page because I'd written a lot on
> Converting from Numeric (even providing convertcode.py) but very little
> for numarray --- except the ndimage conversion.  So, I started the
> Numarray page.   Sounds like a great idea to have a dual page.

Best, Arnd

P.S.: BTW +1 to all which has been said in the other thread on NumPy
documentation - you are really doing a brilliant job, Travis!!!

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