[Numpy-discussion] numpy arrays, data allocation and SIMD alignement

Stefan van der Walt stefan at sun.ac.za
Wed Aug 8 05:53:30 EDT 2007

On Tue, Aug 07, 2007 at 01:33:24AM -0400, Anne Archibald wrote:
> Well, it can be done in Python: just allocate a too-big ndarray and
> take a slice that's the right shape and has the right alignment. But
> this sucks.

Could you explain to me why is this such a bad idea?


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