[Numpy-discussion] Time for beta1 of NumPy 1.0
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Fri Jun 30 19:16:27 EDT 2006
On 6/30/06, Travis Oliphant <oliphant at ee.byu.edu> wrote:
> Yes, this is true, but the auto-generation means that success for one
> instantiation increases the likelihood for success in the others. So,
> the 26.7% is probably too pessimistic.
Agree, but "increases the likelihood" != "guarantees". For example,
relying on nan propagation is a fine strategy for the floating point
case, but will not work for integer
types. Similarly code relying on wrap on overflow will fail when type=float.
The best solution would be to autogenerate test cases so that all
types are tested where appropriate.
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