[Numpy-discussion] Re: [SciPy-user] numarray equality testing

Robert Kern kern at caltech.edu
Mon Dec 9 16:48:03 CST 2002


On Mon, Dec 09, 2002 at 09:06:43AM -0700, Tim Hochberg wrote:

[snip]

> This seems like a good plan. I'm not enthralled by the name though:
> array_equal seems equally likely to describethe  behaviour of the unfunc
> equal as it does the behaviour above. Maybe array_identical or array_same or
> equal_arrays or some such (although none of those are great).

I'd put in my vote for array_equiv, equiv, or equivalent since I think
"equivalence" best expresses the relationship tested here, not
"equality."

> -tim

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