[Numpy-discussion] Latest Array-Interface PEP

Torgil Svensson torgil.svensson at gmail.com
Sat Jan 13 02:44:35 EST 2007

On 1/12/07, Timothy Hochberg <tim.hochberg at ieee.org> wrote:
> On 1/12/07, Torgil Svensson <torgil.svensson at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On 1/12/07, Timothy Hochberg <tim.hochberg at ieee.org> wrote:
> > [CHOP]
> >
> > > the core. I'm sure it's less efficient, but you shouldn't need to parse
> the
> > > data structure information very often.
> >
> > I believe that'll be more common than you think; for example
> > dynamically creating/combining/slicing recarrays with various data.
> I was unclear here. I didn't mean like that it would be infrequent in "once
> a month" sense. I meant that you would only need to look at the data
> structure information once per set of data that you are accessing and that
> you would typically extract many chunks of data from each set, so the
> amortized cost of parsing the data structure would be small.

That's correct, it's not a performance issue as I can see it.


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