[Numpy-discussion] Some datatypes missing in numarray recarray?

Perry Greenfield perry at stsci.edu
Fri Jan 10 10:37:02 CST 2003


> Hi,
>
> I think there are some data types missing in the recarray module. I can
> create recarrays using the fromarrays function with no problems
> except if I
> use UInt16, UInt32 and UInt64.
>
> As these types are well supported by numarray, is there any
> reason why they
> don't appear on numfmt and revfmt mappings in recarray module?. Is it safe
> to add them by hand in the source?
>
> Thanks,
>
> --
> Francesc Alted
>
Good point. We were using this for an I/O library that didn't use
these types so that's why they didn't get in there originally.
But you are right, they should be. Do you want to make the changes?

Thanks, PErry





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