[Numpy-discussion] Deleting a row from a matrix

Charles R Harris charlesr.harris at gmail.com
Sat Aug 26 11:30:00 CDT 2006


Hi,

On 8/26/06, Keith Goodman <kwgoodman at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> On 8/26/06, Bill Baxter <wbaxter at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On 8/26/06, Travis Oliphant <oliphant.travis at ieee.org> wrote:
> >
> > >
> > > I've come up with adding the functions (not methods at this point)
> > >
> > > deletefrom
> > > insertinto
> >
> >
> > "delete" and "insert" really would be better.   The current "insert"
> > function seems inaptly named.  What it does sounds more like "overlay"
> or
> > "set_masked".
>
> I prefer delete and insert too. I guess it is OK that del and delete
> are similar (?)


Me too, although remove could be used instead of delete. Is there a problem
besides compatibility with removing or changing the old insert?

Chuck
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