[Numpy-discussion] What protocol to use now?

Robert Kern robert.kern@gmail....
Tue Dec 8 15:48:54 CST 2009

On Tue, Dec 8, 2009 at 15:44, Christopher Barker <Chris.Barker@noaa.gov> wrote:
> Robert Kern wrote:
>>> The array interface was made for this sort of thing, but is deprecated:
>>> http://docs.scipy.org/doc/numpy/reference/arrays.interface.html
>> I think the wording is overly strong. I don't think that we actually
>> decided to deprecate the interface. PEP 3118 is not yet implemented by
>> numpy.
> That settles it then -- the array interface is the only option if you
> want to do any type checking.
> I'm a bit surprised that PEP 3118 hasn't been implemented yet in numpy
> -- after all, it we designed very much with numpy in mind.

Travis's time commitments very suddenly changed late in the PEP's life.

Robert Kern

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