[Numpy-discussion] Time for a new release of NumPy

Travis Oliphant oliphant at ee.byu.edu
Fri Jan 20 14:28:04 CST 2006


Sasha wrote:

>On 1/19/06, Travis Oliphant <oliphant.travis at ieee.org> wrote:
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>>...
>>I don't think this is right.  zero-rank float arrays use Python's
>>floating-point str or repr function to produce the string, so whatever
>>Python is doing will be used.
>>    
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>
>Well, it looks like they use repr for str:
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>>>>from numpy import *
>>>>len(str(1/3.))
>>>>        
>>>>
>14
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>>>>len(str(array(1/3.)))
>>>>        
>>>>
>19
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>>>>len(repr(1/3.))
>>>>        
>>>>
>19
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>

O.K.  That is a bug.  And it is now fixed (an oversight...)

-Travis





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