PEP 209 - Multi-dimensional Arrays

Colin J. Williams cjw at sympatico.ca
Wed Jul 30 21:30:12 CEST 2003


This PEP was written 30 or more months ago.  It appears to set out 
design objectives for
what is becoming numarray.

The original ArrayType and Array seem to have become NDArray and 
NumArray/ComplexArray
respectively.

The use of __init__ seems to have been deprecated in favour of factory 
functions.

The numarray pdf file gives a good picture of numarray, but it is 
difficult to link
into the main Python documentation, which is HTML oriented.

Is there any intention to update the roadmap for numaray in the light of 
later
experience or is this still the design direction?

Colin W.





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