[Numpy-discussion] Advanced indexing: "fancy" vs. orthogonal

Ralf Gommers ralf.gommers at gmail.com
Sat Apr 4 09:30:24 EDT 2015


On Sat, Apr 4, 2015 at 1:11 PM, Todd <toddrjen at gmail.com> wrote:


> There was no break as large as this. In fact I would say this is even a
> larger change than any individual change we saw in the python 2 to 3
> switch.
>
Well, the impact of what Python3 did to everyone's string handling code
caused so much work that it's close to impossible to top that within numpy
I'd say:)

Ralf

The basic mechanics of indexing are just too fundamental and touch on too
> many things to make this sort of change feasible. It would be better to
> have a new language, or in this case anew project.
>
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