[Numpy-discussion] Proposed Roadmap Overview

Sturla Molden sturla@molden...
Fri Feb 17 21:20:42 CST 2012

> .
> To be used approprietly, c++ requires much more discipline than c. Doing this for a community-based project is very hard. Doing this with people who often are scientist first and programmers second even harder.

This is very important. I am not sure it is doable. Bad C++ is far worse than bad C. We would have to invent strict coding style and idiom rules, and enforce them like a totalitarian government. 

That begs the question if something else than C or C++ should be used. 

Fortran 2003


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