[Numpy-discussion] A simple question about type().

ferrell at lanl.gov ferrell at lanl.gov
Thu Mar 11 07:23:09 CST 2004


As others have pointed out, array is a function.  You want ArrayType.

> type(my_array) is ArrayType
> True

-r

Andrea Riciputi writes:
 > You are right! But I can't understand why. When I try type() with an=20
 > array I get:
 > 
 > type(my_array)
 > <type 'array'>
 > 
 > but:
 > 
 > type(my_array) is array
 > False
 > 
 > Can someone explain this?
 > 
 > Cheers,
 > 	Andrea.
 > 
 > On 11 Mar 2004, at 13:42, Paulo J. S. Silva wrote:
 > 
 > > Hi,
 > >
 > > Funny, I have just entered the list and I can answer this one!
 > >
 > > Try
 > >
 > > type(my_array) is arraytype
 > >
 > > That worked to me.
 > >
 > > Best,
 > >
 > > Paulo
 > > --=20
 > > Paulo Jos=E9 da Silva e Silva
 > > Professor Assistente do Dep. de Ci=EAncia da Computa=E7=E3o
 > > (Assistant Professor of the Computer Science Dept.)
 > > Universidade de S=E3o Paulo - Brazil
 > >
 > > e-mail: rsilva at ime.usp.br          Web: http://www.ime.usp.br/~rsilva
 > >
 > > Teoria =E9 o que n=E3o entendemos o    (Theory is something we don't)
 > > suficiente para chamar de pr=E1tica. (understand well enough to call)
 > >                                    (practice)
 > >
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