[SciPy-dev] removing lil_eye() and lil_diags()
Stéfan van der Walt
Tue Jul 22 18:08:14 CDT 2008
2008/7/23 Nathan Bell <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> Is there any objection to removing lil_eye() and lil_diags() from
> scipy.sparse? I believe these functions were added after the 0.6
> release and have now been superceded by sparse.eye(..., format='lil')
> and sparse.spdiags(..., format='lil').
I think that should be fine (I added them both, didn't I?). One
question: the implementations were both exploiting properties of lil
matrices to be constructed efficiently; is constructing a dia_matrix
and then converting to lil format as good? It seems like a much
cleaner solution, so I hope the answer is "yes"!
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