[Numpy-discussion] ndarray.fill and ma.array.filled
Fernando.Perez at colorado.edu
Thu Mar 23 10:07:04 CST 2006
Tim Hochberg wrote:
> a.ravel() seems to be equivalent to reshape(a, [-1]). That is, it
> returns a flattened, contiguous copy. ascontiguous(a) would be slightly
> different in that it would preserves the shape of a. In fact I think it
> would look a lot like:
> def ascontiguous(a):
> """ascontiguous(a) -> contiguous representation of a.
> If 'a' is allready contiguous, it is returned unchanged. Otherwise,
> a contiguous copy
> is returned.
> a = asarray(a)
> if not a.flags['CONTIGUOUS']:
> a = array(a)
> return a
Yup, sorry: I've been thinking too much in terms of raw C (double*) pointers
so to me, these days everything is 1-d :) I forgot about shape issues...
But I think we agree on the basic point.
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