[Numpy-discussion] question about nonzero behavior in numarray

Joachim Saul list at jsaul.de
Fri Apr 2 22:57:22 CST 2004


* I claimed:
>     if a==1:
>
> might be understood as "if a is everywhere one" or "if the length
> of vector a is one", etc. The current meaning is "if a is anywhere
> one", [...]

This is of course wrong and would probably not be misunderstood as
that. What I meant to say is that

    >>> if a:
    ...

would be evaluated as "true" if a is anywhere non-zero. It was too
late in the night it seems...

Sorry for the confusion.
Joachim




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