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Subject: Re: [Plplot-devel] Python and numeric support
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On 5/17/2010 3:18 PM, Alan W. Irwin wrote:
> On 2010-05-17 12:56+0100 Andrew Ross wrote:
>> Is anyone still using Numeric support for python arrays with plplot?
>> Numeric has been deprecated for a number of years in favour of the still
>> actively supported and developed numpy. Currently plplot supports both,
>> but I can't see much long term need for this. It would streamline the
>> source and make testing easier if we could deprecate support for Numeric.
>> I propose we do this now, and add a build time warning message to uses
>> if Numeric is used. Then somewhere down the line we can drop the support.
>> Does anyone object?
> No objections here. Good plan.
I agree. I never got started using Numeric/Numarray/NumPy because
the actual status was in a state of flux and I didn't feel like
learning 3 different packages. Now that the Python community has
settled on NumPy, lets encourage them. :-)