[Numpy-discussion] dtype attributes of scalar types
oliphant at ee.byu.edu
Tue Nov 28 18:11:57 CST 2006
Matthew Brett wrote:
>Would it be easy and / or sensible for - say - int32.itemsize to
>return the same as dtype(int32).itemsize, rather than the <attribute
>'itemsize' of 'numpy.generic' objects> that it returns at the moment?
You can do int32(0).itemsize.
Getting the itemsize attribute to "do the right thing" when called from
the type-object (instead of an instance of the type-object) is beyond my
current skill. It might be possible, but I haven't spent the time to
figure it out.
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