[Numpy-discussion] What to do about numarray extension modules?

Travis Oliphant oliphant.travis at ieee.org
Tue Jul 18 14:22:14 CDT 2006

Robert Kern wrote:
> Travis Oliphant wrote:
>> I'd like to get suggestions about what to do about the remaining 
>> numarray extension modules that are not addressed in NumPy (convolve, 
>> image, nd_image).   There will be people coming from numarray that will 
>> be using these modules.
>> Of course, my opinion is that they should not have been placed in 
>> Numarray to begin with as the fit better as modules in SciPy.
>> But, given the situation.  Should we bring them over to NumPy?  Or, 
>> perhaps provide a small package that contain these modules separately?
> I'm definitely -1 on putting them in numpy. numpy is large enough as it is. I'm 
> -0 on making a standalone package. The time would be better spent on making sure 
> that scipy subpackages can be downloaded, built and installed individually.
I think I like this idea as well.     I don't really want to grow NumPy. 
But, I'm curious what the current numarray users think.


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