[Numpy-discussion] Does a `mergesorted` function make sense?
cjw at ncf.ca
Wed Sep 3 08:26:02 EDT 2014
Re: [Numpy-discussion] Does a `mergesorted` function make sense?
On 02/09/2014 8:40 PM, Charles R Harris wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 1, 2014 at 7:58 AM, Eelco Hoogendoorn
> <hoogendoorn.eelco at gmail.com <mailto:hoogendoorn.eelco at gmail.com>> wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 1, 2014 at 2:05 PM, Charles R Harris
> <charlesr.harris at gmail.com <mailto:charlesr.harris at gmail.com>> wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 1, 2014 at 1:49 AM, Eelco Hoogendoorn
> <hoogendoorn.eelco at gmail.com
> <mailto:hoogendoorn.eelco at gmail.com>> wrote:
> Sure, id like to do the hashing things out, but I would
> also like some preliminary feedback as to whether this is
> going in a direction anyone else sees the point of, if it
> conflicts with other plans, and indeed if we can agree
> that numpy is the right place for it; a point which I
> would very much like to defend. If there is some obvious
> no-go that im missing, I can do without the drudgery of
> writing proper documentation ;).
These are good issues, that need to be discussed and resolved. Python
has the benefit of having a BDFL. Numpy has no similar arrangement.
In the post-numarray period, Travis Oliphant took that role and advanced
the package in many ways.
It seems that Travis is no longer available. There is a need for
someone, or maybe some group of three, who would be guided by the sort
of thinking Charles Harris sets out above, who would make the final
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