[Numpy-discussion] numpy requires tuples for indexing where Numeric allowed them?
Thu Jun 7 13:40:51 CDT 2007
Just wondering why you would use item() rather than
index in brackets, i.e. a[i] ? The latter works
well in numpy. But maybe I'm missing something.
-- Lou Pecora
--- Jim Kleckner <email@example.com> wrote:
> I'm fighting conversion from Numeric to numpy.
> One change that doesn't seem documented is that I
> used to be able to
> select items using lists and now it seems that I
> have to convert them to
> tuples. Is that correct and is there a function
> buried in there that
> will accept a list for indices?
> Any reason that item() can't take a list?
> The weird thing is that it doesn't blow up right
> away when a list is
> passed in an array ref but rather returns something
> I don't expect.
> I work with lists rather than the implicit tuples of
> a function call
> because then I can work with arbitrary dimensions.
> In the meantime, I guess I can just convert the list
> to an otherwise
> unnecessary tuple.
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