[Numpy-discussion] Docstring improvements for numpy.where?
Thu Sep 13 00:44:35 CDT 2007
Christopher Barker wrote:
> Yes, the docs could be clearer (and thanks Ann, that's better), but I'm
> not sure that's the core problem....
>> + If x and y are not given, condition.nonzero() is returned. This has
>> + the effect of returning a tuple suitable for fancy indexing.
> Why is this a special case of where? This just seems weird to me.
It was introduced in numarray. I don't know why.
> Shouldn't that live somewhere else?
And it does: nonzero().
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