[Numpy-discussion] The BLAS problem (was: Re: Wiki page for building numerical stuff on Windows)

Sturla Molden sturla.molden at gmail.com
Mon Apr 28 19:52:00 EDT 2014

On 29/04/14 01:30, Nathaniel Smith wrote:

> I finally read this paper:
>     http://www.cs.utexas.edu/users/flame/pubs/blis2_toms_rev2.pdf
> and I have to say that I'm no longer so convinced that OpenBLAS is the
> right starting point.

I think OpenBLAS in the long run is doomed as an OSS project. Having 
huge portions of the source in assembly is not sustainable in 2014. 
OpenBLAS (like GotoBLAS2 before it) runs a high risk of becoming 


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