[Numpy-discussion] Re: ndarray.fill and ma.array.filled
tim.hochberg at cox.net
Mon Apr 10 19:49:01 CDT 2006
Travis Oliphant wrote:
> Pierre GM wrote:
>>> decide to get rid of "putmask".
>> "putmask" really seems overkill indeed. I wouldn't miss it.
> 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.
I'm curious, what use cases does fancy indexing not handle that take
works for? Not counting speed issues.
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