[Python-Dev] idea for data-type (data-format) PEP

Greg Ewing greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz
Mon Nov 6 01:07:55 CET 2006

Travis Oliphant wrote:

> In NumPy, the data-type objects have function pointers to accomplish all 
> the things NumPy does quickly.

If the datatype object is to be extracted and made a
stand-alone feature, that might need to be refactored.

Perhaps there could be a facility for traversing a
datatype with a user-supplied dispatch table?


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