[Numpy-discussion] Release of NumPy

Stéfan van der Walt stefan@sun.ac...
Wed Apr 16 15:22:11 CDT 2008


On 16/04/2008, Alan Isaac <aisaac@american.edu> wrote:
> It seems lots of complexity for a payoff I do not see.
>  My proposal is simpler and stays closer to ndarray behavior.

I showed you exactly where your proposal breaks down -- numerous times:

x[0] is no longer the same as x[0,:]

>  But having a matrix be a container of such "RowVectors" is
>  better than the current behavior.  I do not see that it
>  gets in the way of anything desirable, as long as the
>  array attribute of your "vectors" will return a 1d array.

Did you try the patch?  Do you think that a (column) vector should
convert to a 1d array?

Stéfan


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