[Numpy-discussion] Time for beta1 of NumPy 1.0

Christopher Barker Chris.Barker at noaa.gov
Fri Jun 30 14:23:57 CDT 2006


Robert Kern wrote:
> Whatever else you do, leave arange() alone. It should never have accepted floats 
> in the first place.

Just to make sure we're clear: Because one should use linspace() for that?

If so, this would be the time to raise an error (or at least a 
deprecation warning) when arange() is called with Floats.

I have a LOT of code that does that! In fact, I posted a question here 
recently and got a lot of answers and suggested code, and not one person 
suggested that I shouldn't use arange() with floats.

Did Numeric have linspace() It doesn't look like it to me.

-Chris




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