[SciPy-dev] Status of weave
Travis E. Oliphant
Thu Jan 17 10:20:28 CST 2008
C. Ball wrote:
> Jarrod Millman <millman <at> berkeley.edu> writes:
>> As far as I know, no one is answering this question about development
>> plans for weave because no one has plans to further develop weave.
> Thanks for the information.
> Weave is important for our software , so we'd like to try to work
> on this problem.
Weave is also important to our software, and so it is not disappearing
you may be assured.
> Before we start, any example of an existing converter of this type -
> or some guidance about where to start in the weave code - would be
> very helpful.
> Presumably the required additions will be quite small: All we need to
> do is allow conversion of dtype='O' (as indicated by the example and
> error given earlier ), since looping through a list of objects, for
> instance, is already no problem .
I suspect it would not be difficult to add and kind of surprised it is
not already there. The problem might be handling reference counting,
correctly, but I'm not really sure.
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