[Numpy-discussion] Scipy 2017 NumPy sprint

Chris Barker chris.barker at noaa.gov
Thu Jul 6 12:42:06 EDT 2017

On Wed, Jul 5, 2017 at 11:05 AM, Stephan Hoyer <shoyer at gmail.com> wrote:

> That is, the boilerplate needed for multi-dimensional indexing and
>> slicing, etc...
>> That could be a nice little sprint-able project.
> Indeed. Let me highlight a few mixins
> <https://github.com/pydata/xarray/blob/6a20f917041abf53bcb35e210d59f5b331211012/xarray/core/utils.py#L381-L425> that
> I wrote for xarray that might be more broadly useful.

At a quick glance, that is exactly the kind of ting I had in mind.

The challenge here is that there are quite a few different meanings to
> "ndarray-like", so mixins really need to be mix-and-match-able.


> But at least defining a base list of methods to implement/override would
> be useful.

With sample implementations, even... at last of parts of it -- I'm thinking
things like parsing out the indexes/slices in __getitem__ -- that sort of

> In NumPy, this could go along with NDArrayOperatorsMixins in
> numpy/lib/mixins.py
> <https://github.com/numpy/numpy/blob/14cd918c651d72f4c2a8681093e114f01d5bdc36/numpy/lib/mixins.py>

Yes! I had no idea that existed.



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