[SciPy-user] maskedarray

Bruce Southey bsouthey@gmail....
Wed Dec 12 15:06:25 CST 2007

This has been raised on this list in the past. IIRC the main issue is
one of sufficient testing particularly by users. Of course this is a
little like what comes first as people probably just use ma as it is
part of numpy.

I would like to see it in but I don't use it heavily to sufficiently
comment on it.


On Dec 12, 2007 1:17 PM, Fernando Perez <fperez.net@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Dec 12, 2007 7:24 AM, Pierre GM <pgmdevlist@gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Tuesday 11 December 2007 15:48:01 Tom Johnson wrote:
> > > What is the status regarding 'maskedarray'?  When will this become
> > > part (replace ma) of the standard distribution?  Also, what is the
> > > recommended way to import sandbox modules so that code changes are
> > > minimized when (if) the package becomes part of the standard
> > > distribution.
> >
> >
> > Mmh, no answer from our leaders ? Well, for now maskedarray lives in the scipy
> > sandbox, but it probably could be transferred to the numpy sandbox. There's
> > still no particular decision I'm aware of about putting it the official
> > release. More feedback is probably needed from users.
> Well, I'm certainly not one of the leaders, but it's probably worth
> mentioning that this weekend Jarrod is organizing a small sprint at UC
> Berkeley to try to flush out a number of things for numpy/scipy.  And
> last weekend John Hunter and I taught a workshop at NCAR here in
> Boulder, where they expressed a LOT of interest in seeing the MA
> situation resolved, and were willing to commit resources to making it
> happen (their codes rely on MA throughout).  So I added MA to the
> sprint todo list already, counting on NCAR's resources once a decision
> is made.  I'd meant to mention it here and just hadn't had the time
> for it.
> So it would be great if perhaps we could be in touch over the weekend
> (Fri/Sat/Sun) to touch bases on this at some point, to get your
> feedback.  If you have skype access, perhaps you could email me
> directly and we can then set up a time(s) when a brief skype
> conversation might be feasible.
> Cheers,
> f
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