[Numpy-discussion] NumPy 1.0b1 at the door...

Travis Oliphant oliphant.travis at ieee.org
Thu Jul 20 17:31:56 CDT 2006


Stefan van der Walt wrote:
> Hi Travis
>
> Albert and I are busy doing some final beta testing.  Quick question:
> can Fortran-order arrays be contiguous, ever?
>
> In [62]: N.empty((3,3),order='F').flags['CONTIGUOUS']
> Out[62]: False
>   

Thank you very much for the testing.  You two have been amazingly helpful.

No.  CONTIGUOUS means "C-CONTIGUOUS"

Now, 0-d and 1-d arrays can be both Fortran-contiguous *and* 
C-contiguous which is why "FNC" exists to test against that case.


-Travis





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