[Matrix-SIG] Space-saving arrays and authoring tools.

Michael Hudson mwh21@cam.ac.uk
20 Jan 2000 17:09:47 +0000

Travis Oliphant <Oliphant.Travis@mayo.edu> writes:

> Currently, the behavior if two spacesaving arrays are found in an
> operation is to cast to the largest precision spacesaving array.  However,
> when a similar proposal was made several months ago by Michael Hudson,

I don't *think* that was me. I'd be perfectly willing to accept
evidence to the contrary, but if it was I've forgotten it.

not-that-I-mind-taking-the-credit-ly y'rs

> several people said that it would be better to throw an exception under
> such circumstances.  I would like more opinions on this.  I haven't had
> enough experience to decide which is better, but I'm leaning towards the
> throwing-the-exception option.