[Numpy-discussion] change of default dtype

Bill Baxter wbaxter at gmail.com
Wed Sep 20 19:03:58 CDT 2006


I think that's supposed to be covered by this line:
"The default array data-type is now float64 (c double precision)
instead of c integer."

But yeh, I agree.  It's definitely not obvious what that means in
terms of concrete API changes.

--bb

On 9/21/06, David Grant <davidgrant at gmail.com> wrote:
> I noticed that the default dtype for the "ones" and "zeros" functions is now
> float, whereas it used to be int. Should this be noted at
> http://www.scipy.org/ReleaseNotes/NumPy_1.0 since it does
> break code (if you are using the array you creating with ones or zeros as
> indices into another array).
>
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