[Numpy-discussion] Is numpy supposed to support the buffer protocol?

Robert Kern robert.kern at gmail.com
Mon Aug 28 18:37:57 CDT 2006

Christopher Barker wrote:

> While I'm a great advocate of the new array protocol, it seems 
> supporting the buffer protocol also would be a good idea. I've enclosed 
> some simple test code. It works with numarray, but not numpy 1.0b4

Instead of


you can use


and it seems to work on OS X with Python 2.4, numpy 1.0b2 and wxMac .

Robert Kern

"I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless enigma
  that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had
  an underlying truth."
   -- Umberto Eco

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