[Numpy-discussion] repr for numarray

Reggie Dugard reggie at merfinllc.com
Tue Jun 11 16:31:02 CDT 2002


I vote for number 3 as well.  As Paul already noted, his MA module
already does something similar to this and I've found that very handy
while working interactively.

On Tue, 2002-06-11 at 11:43, Perry Greenfield wrote:
> ...
> Yet on the other hand, it is undeniably convenient to use
> repr (by typing a variable) for small arrays interactively 
> rather than using a print statement. This leads to 3 possible
> proposals for handling repr:
> 
> 1) Do what is done now, always print a string that when
> eval'ed will recreate the array.
> 
> 2) Only give summary information for the array regardless of
> its size.
> 
> 3) Print the array if it has fewer than THRESHOLD number of
> elements, otherwise print a summary. THRESHOLD may be adjusted
> by the user.
> 
>...






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