[Numpy-discussion] Re: ANN: numarray-1.4.0
jmiller at stsci.edu
Fri Oct 28 02:20:26 EDT 2005
Andrew Jaffe wrote:
>> 4. scipy newcore compatible lower case type names (e.g. int32 not Int32)
> Is this actually true? For example, numarray.Float64 exists as before,
> but numarray.float64 does not.
I added the "string aliases" but didn't create new Python object
bindings. So you can currently say something like
but cannot yet say:
Good catch. I'll add those soon.
>> 5. scipy newcore 'dtype' keyword and .dtypechar attribute.
> And more generally, is there any more information on the relationship
> between numarray and scipy_core?
I think scipy_core is intended to add the best numarray-like features to
> Will numarray be phased out eventually (i.e., should we start moving
> over to scipy?)?
When scipy_core matures enough to replace numarray, numarray will be
phased out. If you rely on numarray, it is definitely worth your
time to keep an eye on scipy_core and switch when it meets your needs
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