[Biopython-dev] Offer to convert BioPython to NumPy
bsouthey at gmail.com
Fri Mar 2 20:36:05 UTC 2007
That would be great because I have not had any time to look into this!
Also, I realized that I need to understand more about BioPython first.
However, most files appear to only need very small changes but
virtually all the uses (except Bio/KDTree/KDTree.py) use the 'from
Numeric import *'.
On 3/2/07, Michiel Jan Laurens de Hoon <mdehoon at c2b2.columbia.edu> wrote:
> Ed Schofield wrote:
> > Last month there was some interest expressed on this list (and the general
> > discussion list) about conversion of the codebase from Numeric to NumPy. I'd
> > like to volunteer to lead this effort.
> Thanks! I'd be happy to see Biopython to get to work with numpy.
> > I think trying to retain compatibility with Numeric would be unrealistic.
> Why is that so? For example, matplotlib happily supports Numeric, NumPy,
> and numarray.
> Given that the latest version of NumPy does not compile out of the box
> on Cygwin, I'd be very hesitant to drop Numeric support for Biopython.
> Michiel de Hoon
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