[Numpy-discussion] possible bug with numpy.object_

Christopher Barker Chris.Barker at noaa.gov
Thu Aug 31 13:51:33 CDT 2006


Tim Hochberg wrote:
>> That's what I'd expect, but what if you start with a (0,) array:
>>  >>> a = N.array([]).sum(); a.shape; a.size; a
>> ()
>> 1
>> 0
>>
>> where did that zero come from?
>>   
> More or less from:
> 
>      >>> numpy.add.identity
>     0

I'm not totally sure, but I think I'd rather it raise an exception. 
However, if it's not going to, then 0 is really the only reasonable answer.

-Chris


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