[Numpy-discussion] Home for pyhdf5io?

Dag Sverre Seljebotn dagss@student.matnat.uio...
Thu May 21 15:18:26 CDT 2009

Dag Sverre Seljebotn wrote:
> albert.thuswaldner@gmail.com wrote:
>> Dear list,
>> I'm writing this because i have developed a small python module that 
>> might be of interest to you the readers of this list:
>> http://code.google.com/p/pyhdf5io/
>> It basically implements load/save functions that mimic the behaviour of 
>> those found in Matlab, i.e. with them you can store your variables from 
>> within the interactive shell (IPython, python) or from within a 
>> function, and then load them back in again. One important difference is 
>> that the hdf5 format is used to store the variables, which comes with a 
>> a number of benefits:
>> - a open standard file format which is supported by many applications.
>> - completely portable file format across different platforms.
>> Read more here: http://www.hdfgroup.org/HDF5/whatishdf5.html
>> And now to the question:
>> I think that this module is to small to be developed and maintained on 
>> its on, I think It would be better if it could be part of some larger 
>> project. So where would pyhdf5io fit in?
>> Any tips and ideas are highly appreciate
> I'd expect to find it in
> http://h5py.alfven.org/
> I think...

Please disregard this, I didn't notice you had a PyTable dependency.

Dag Sverre

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