[Numpy-discussion] request for new array method: arr.abs()
oliphant.travis at ieee.org
Mon Aug 28 14:36:24 CDT 2006
Christopher Barker wrote:
> Travis Oliphant wrote:
>> Instead, I like better the idea of adding abs, round, max, and min to
>> the "non-import-*" namespace of numpy.
> Another I'd like is the built-in data types. I always use:
> import numpy as N
> so then I do:
> a = zeros(shape, float)
> a = zeros(shape, N.float_)
> but for non-built-in types, I can't do the former.
> The underscore is minor but why not just have:
> float = float
> in numpy.py?
> (and of course, the others)
I think I prefer to just add the float, bool, object, unicode, str names
to the "non-imported" numpy
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