[Numpy-discussion] Broadcasting rules (Ticket 76).

Travis Oliphant oliphant.travis at ieee.org
Mon Apr 24 14:25:02 CDT 2006


Sasha wrote:
> In this category, I would suggest to allow broadcasting to any
> multiple of the dimension even if the dimension is not 1.  I don't see
> what makes 1 so special.
>   
What's so special about 1 is that the code for it is relatively 
straightforward and already implemented using strides.  Altering the 
code to allow any multiple of the dimension would be harder and slower. 

-Travis





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