[Numpy-discussion] trivial question: how to compare dtype - but ignoring byteorder ?

Christopher Barker Chris.Barker at noaa.gov
Mon Jul 24 19:43:46 CDT 2006


Sebastian Haase wrote:
> Which is why I was trying to change the str() representation of a type to 
> something more intuitive. 
> If nothing else one could even leave 
> repr(a.dtype)  --> '<i4'
> but 
> str(a.dtype)    --> 'int32 (little endian)'

+1

that's the whole point of __str__. It should be human readable!

-Chris



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