[Numpy-discussion] Re: ndarray.fill and ma.array.filled

Travis Oliphant oliphant at ee.byu.edu
Mon Apr 10 15:49:01 CDT 2006


Pierre GM wrote:

>>decide to get rid of "putmask".
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>"putmask" really seems overkill indeed. I wouldn't miss it.
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I'm not opposed to getting rid of putmask either.   Several of the newer 
methods are open for discussion before 1.0.   I'd have to check to be 
sure, but .take and .put are not entirely replaced by fancy-indexing.   
Also, fancy indexing has enough overhead that a method doing exactly 
what you want is faster.  

-Travis





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