[Numpy-discussion] PEP 208 and upstreaming numpy

Todd toddrjen at gmail.com
Wed Jun 26 05:43:07 EDT 2013

But wouldn't there be a benefit from integrating ndarrays directly into the
grammar like lists, tuples, and dictionaries?

On Jun 18, 2013 11:41 AM, "Robert Kern" <robert.kern at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 18, 2013 at 10:33 AM, Todd <toddrjen at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I see that the plan to merge old Numeric into the python standard
> > PEP 208, is listed as withdrawn, although no reasons are given as far
as I
> > could see.
> >
> > Considering how mature Numpy has become, and how common it is as a
> > dependency for python packages, I was wondering if there were still
plans on
> > the table to ultimately merge at least the ndarray class into the python
> > standard library, and if so where those plans stand.
> No, this will not be happening. Instead, the focus of effort went into
> creating the enhanced buffer interface. This allows libraries to
> communicate ndarray-like information using that interface instead of
> sharing a particular concrete data structure.
> http://www.python.org/dev/peps/pep-3118/
> --
> Robert Kern
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