On Mon, Jan 20, 2014 at 9:11 AM, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
I think that is right. Not having an effective way to handle these common scientific data sets will block acceptance of Python 3. But we do need to figure out the best way to add this functionality.
Sounds like it might be time for some formal data collection, e.g., a wiki-poll of users' use-cases. (I know this wouldn't be exhaustive, but at least it will provide guidance and a "checklist" of situations we should be sure our solution covers.)