[Numpy-discussion] Matrix construction
oliphant at ee.byu.edu
Fri Jun 23 12:14:26 CDT 2006
Ed Schofield wrote:
>On 22/06/2006, at 12:40 AM, Bill Baxter wrote:
>>Actually I think using mat() (just an alias for the matrix
>>constructor) is a bad way to do it. That mat() (and most others on
>>that page) should probably be replaced with asmatrix() to avoid the
>Perhaps the 'mat' function should become an alias for 'asmatrix'.
>I've thought this for a while. Then code and documentation like this
>page could remain short and simple without incurring the performance
I wanted this too a while back but when I tried it a lot of code broke
because there were quite a few places (in SciPy and NumPy) that were
using the fact that mat returned a copy of the array.
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