x.min() depends on ordering

Keith Goodman kwgoodman at gmail.com
Sat Nov 11 17:25:12 CST 2006


On 11/11/06, Robert Kern <robert.kern at gmail.com> wrote:

> Barring a clever solution (at least cleverer than I feel like being
> immediately), the way to solve this would be to check for nans in the array and
> deal with them separately (or simply ignore them in the case of x.min()).
> However, this checking would slow down the common case that has no nans
> (sans nans, if you will).

I'm not one of the fans of sans nans.

I'd prefer a slower min() that ignored nans. But I'm probably in the minority.

How about a nanmin() function?

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