[Numpy-discussion] Another change in default type of ones and zeros.

Charles R Harris charlesr.harris@gmail....
Sat Jul 7 16:34:14 CDT 2007


On 7/7/07, Charles R Harris <charlesr.harris@gmail.com> wrote:
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> On 7/7/07, Charles R Harris <charlesr.harris@gmail.com> wrote:
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> > Hi All,
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> > Originally, ones and zeros defaulted to integer, later the default
> > changed to float, now it looks like it is integer again.
> >
> > In [80]: ones(2).dtype
> > Out[80]: dtype('int32')
> >
> > In [81]: zeros(2).dtype
> > Out[81]: dtype('int32')
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> > In [82]: __version__
> > Out[82]: '1.0.4.dev3880'
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> > This could break some code. Did I miss a decision somewhere along the
> > line?
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> This seems to be a problem with ipython -pylab choosing the old
> compatibility mode. I thought that was going away.
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It depends on whether ipython is invoked as

ipython -pylab -p numeric

or as

ipython -p numeric -pylab

The first uses the numeric compatibility layer of MPL, the second gives you
numpy. Hmm....

Chuck

Chuck
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