[Numpy-discussion] New ufuncs

T J tjhnson@gmail....
Mon Nov 10 00:29:20 CST 2008

On Thu, Nov 6, 2008 at 3:01 PM, T J <tjhnson@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 6, 2008 at 2:36 PM, Charles R Harris
> <charlesr.harris@gmail.com> wrote:
>> I could add exp2, log2, and logaddexp2 pretty easily. Almost too easily, I
>> don't want to clutter up numpy with a lot of functions. However, if there is
>> a community for these functions I will put them in.
> I worry about clutter as well.  Note that scipy provides log2 and exp2
> already (scipy.special).  So I think only logaddexp2 would be needed
> and (eventually) logdotexp2.  Maybe scipy.special is a better place
> than in numpy?  Then perhaps the clutter could be avoided....though
> I'm probably not the best one to ask for advice on this.  I will
> definitely use the functions and I suspect many others will as
> well---where ever they are placed.

Since no one commented further on this, can we go ahead and add
logaddexp2?  Once in svn, we can always deal with 'location' later---I
just don't want it to get forgotten.

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