[Numpy-discussion] 1.6.0b1 half float buffer bug?
mwwiebe at gmail.com
Fri Mar 25 14:28:31 EDT 2011
On Fri, Mar 25, 2011 at 11:14 AM, Eli Stevens (Gmail)
<wickedgrey at gmail.com>wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 25, 2011 at 10:35 AM, Mark Wiebe <mwwiebe at gmail.com> wrote:
> > That said, I think starting a discussion with the Python core developers
> > about the float16 type is worthwhile. There might be interest in
> > the float16 type in the struct interface, something that would be
> > as part of amending PEP 3118.
> That's something that wouldn't see production until Python 3.3, right?
> I'm imagining that the buffer spec in use wouldn't change during the
> 2.7.x series, unless it's unusually accepting of changes.
That's true, but explaining the hoops being jumped through to support a new
data type across multiple Python plugins could help evolve the spec if
necessary, and they may have some good suggestions.
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