[Numpy-discussion] anyone to look at #1402?

Gael Varoquaux gael.varoquaux@normalesup....
Fri Feb 26 04:21:16 CST 2010

On Fri, Feb 26, 2010 at 03:52:10AM -0500, David Warde-Farley wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 25, 2010 at 11:56:34PM -0800, Nathaniel Smith wrote:
> > So there's this patch I submitted:
> >   http://projects.scipy.org/numpy/ticket/1402
> > Obviously not that high a priority in the grand scheme of things (it
> > adds a function to compute the log-determinant directly), but I don't
> > want to release a version of scikits.sparse with this functionality
> > while the numpy patch is hanging in needs-review status (since the API
> > might change), so it's a bit of a blocker for me. Anyone have a minute
> > to take a look?

> I'm not someone who can act on it, but FWIW I am very much +1 on this
> addition, and the patch looks solid to me. It'd definitely be useful in
> scikits.learn, maybe scipy.stats/scikits.statsmodels too.

Indeed. The patch looks good at a first glance.


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