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

Perry Greenfield perry at stsci.edu
Tue Jul 18 14:45:59 CDT 2006

On Jul 18, 2006, at 2:50 PM, 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.

At that at the time (some years ago now), that wasn't an option for  
us for the modules that we contributed since we couldn't use Numeric.  
I'm glad that it's now possible to integrate these with numpy, but it  
doesn't do much good now to lament that it didn't happen that way in  
the past.


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