[Numpy-discussion] rank-0 arrays

Tim Hochberg tim.hochberg at ieee.org
Fri Sep 13 13:21:03 CDT 2002



[Perry wrote about Travis's proposal]

> refresh my memory about how this proposal would work. I've heard
> proposals to add new types to Python itself, but that seems out of
> the question. Are you talking about adding new scalar types as
> module? E.g.
[snip]
> In any case, doesn't this still have the problem that Eric complained
> about, having to test for whether a result is an array or a scalar
> (which was one of the drivers to produce rank-0 results).

Hi Perry,

I like Travis's proposal the best of those I've seen so far, but I don't
recall the details of Eric's problem. Could you refresh us as to the basics
of it?.

-tim






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