[Numpy-discussion] design issues - octave 'incompatibilities'

Alan G Isaac aisaac at american.edu
Tue Jul 26 06:32:25 CDT 2005


On Tue, 26 Jul 2005, Soeren Sonnenburg apparently wrote: 
> In my eyes 'array broadcasting' is confusing and should rather be in a 
> function like meshgrid and instead a*b should return 
> matrixmultiply(a,b) ... 

It does, if you work with matrices. Try
import scipy
help(scipy.mat)

Coming from GAUSS I had the same initial reaction.
It did not last long.

hth,
Alan Isaac








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