[Numpy-discussion] Custom Dtype/Units discussion

Charles R Harris charlesr.harris at gmail.com
Mon Jul 11 13:58:53 EDT 2016

On Mon, Jul 11, 2016 at 11:39 AM, Chris Barker <chris.barker at noaa.gov>

> On Sun, Jul 10, 2016 at 8:12 PM, Nathan Goldbaum <nathan12343 at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>> Maybe this can be an informal BOF session?
> or  maybe a formal BoF? after all, how formal do they get?
> Anyway, it was my understanding that we really needed to do some
> significant refactoring of how numpy deals with dtypes in order to do this
> kind of thing cleanly -- so where has that gone since last year?
> Maybe this conversation should be about how to build a more flexible dtype
> system generally, rather than specifically about unit support. (though unit
> support is a great use-case to focus on)

Note that Mark Wiebe will also be giving a talk Friday, so he may be
around. As the last person to add a type to Numpy and the designer of DyND
he might have some useful input. DyND development is pretty active and I'm
always curious how we can somehow move in that direction.

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