[Numpy-discussion] Assigning complex value to real array
Andrew P. Mullhaupt
Thu Oct 7 21:47:46 CDT 2010
On 10/7/2010 8:21 PM, Robert Kern wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 7, 2010 at 18:46, Andrew P. Mullhaupt<firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> It appears that your answer is YES, we COULD have that, BUT it would be
> a lot of work.
> You misread him. The answer is "no." We will not change the memory
> model so incompatibly. There is not only too much code in numpy to
> rewrite, but a ton of other code that we do not maintain that relies
> on our current memory model.
Why would the class need to use the memory model of numpy? It wouldn't
be getting it's memory from numpy if you used memory mapped files.
Frankly, this is the sort of thing we did with Matlab and Splus before
Matlab became somewhat liveable.
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