[Numpy-discussion] rank-0 arrays

Konrad Hinsen hinsen at cnrs-orleans.fr
Fri Sep 13 12:22:03 CDT 2002


Scott Gilbert <xscottg at yahoo.com> writes:

> > a.  Return the scalar value                         (what numarray does 
> > now.  seems inconsistent)
> 
> If you think of it as "dereferencing" instead of "indexing", I think this
> is most consistent.  It takes 3 elements to dereference a rank-3 array, so
> it should take 0 elements to dereference a rank-0 array.

That would be fine with me, but empty index brackets raise a
SyntaxError in Python.

Konrad.
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