On Feb 11, 2014 5:01 AM, "Alexander Belopolsky" <ndarray@mac.com> wrote:
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> On Mon, Feb 10, 2014 at 11:31 AM, Nathaniel Smith <njs@pobox.com> wrote:
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>> And in the long run, I
>> think the goal is to move people away from inheriting from np.ndarray.
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> This is music to my ears,

There are a lot of units (meter, foot, built, etc.) packages that use inheriting from numpy to handle their units.  I wouldn't call it a shortcut, it is a common design decision.