[Numpy-discussion] On responding to dubious ideas (was: Re: Advanced indexing: "fancy" vs. orthogonal)

Ralf Gommers ralf.gommers at gmail.com
Wed Apr 8 16:54:19 EDT 2015


On Wed, Apr 8, 2015 at 10:20 PM, Robert Kern <robert.kern at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Wed, Apr 8, 2015 at 8:40 PM, Ralf Gommers <ralf.gommers at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> > To address in detail the list of Matthew you mention above:
> >
> >   * implement orthogonal indexing as a method arr.sensible_index[...]
> > That's basically Jaime's PR.
> >
> >   * implement the current non-boolean fancy indexing behavior as a
> method - arr.crazy_index[...]
> > Not that harmful, but only makes sense in combination with the next
> steps.
>
> Well, since we got the peanut butter in our meta, I might as well join in
> here.
>

Yeah, sorry about that. I don't even like peanut butter.


> I think this step is useful even without the deprecation steps.
>

Your arguments make sense.

<leaves for non-meta land>

Ralf
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