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- Subject: Re: multidimensional numerical arrays
- From: Luis Carvalho <carvalho@...>
- Date: Sat, 18 Aug 2007 12:04:29 -0400
> Well, since we're on the issue of wish lists, I think a standard
> numerical array module would be desirable, something that provides up
> to rank 4 arrays of basic integer and floating point types. In terms
> of operations, it wouldn't need anything more than creation,
> subscripting, conversion, and resizing/reshaping. This could (and
> probably should) be separate from the numerical array type and
> strings that Lua already provides and that is integrated with tables.
> The reason is that there are more and more extensions that operate on
> such data (audio, video, images, data analysis, numerics,
> visualization, graphics, etc.), and having a standard representation
> for them would make it more likely that extensions can interoperate.
There is a numerical array module, but it's neither standard nor it supports
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