[PYTHON MATRIX-SIG] linear algebra
Mon, 19 Aug 1996 14:01:51 -0500
On Mon, 19 Aug 1996 13:18:05 -0400 firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
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> The current low-level LAPACK interface expects Fortran-layout
> arrays, but one could as well have one that handles the "transposition"
> itself, although that would be a more difficult task. So maybe we
> should leave everything as it is for now and improve the interface
How about providing functions that make the conversion obvious. Something
like "To_Fortran" . That way you know what is happening but you don't
have to know about the column oriented storage ( = transpose ) Fortran uses.
Since you can code this in C, you can probably make it pretty fast.
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