[Numpy-discussion] What is Numeric3 anyway?

Perry Greenfield perry at stsci.edu
Mon Mar 28 14:04:24 EST 2005

On Mar 27, 2005, at 3:47 AM, Michiel Jan Laurens de Hoon wrote:
> As far as I can tell from their setup.py, neither Numerical Python nor 
> numarray currently does code generation on the fly from setup.py. 
> (This was one of the reasons that I started to worry if Numeric3 is 
> more than Numerical Python + numarray).

Numarray definitely does code generation (and so did Numeric 
originally, eventually the generated code was hand-edited). Code 
generation is the way to go (with C anyway).


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