[Numpy-discussion] untenable matrix behavior in SVN
Alan G Isaac
Sat Apr 26 13:32:01 CDT 2008
>> On Sat, 26 Apr 2008, Gael Varoquaux apparently wrote:
>>> I don't see where you get your universality.
> On Sat, Apr 26, 2008 at 11:15:14AM -0400, Alan G Isaac
>> Lists, tuples, arrays ...
>> Where is the exception?
>> Only matrices are the only 2d container I can
>> think of that are broken this way.
On Sat, 26 Apr 2008, Gael Varoquaux apparently wrote:
> List and Tuples are not 2D containers.
A list of lists is naturally conceived as 2d,
which is why you can initialize a 2d matrix
with a list of lists.
Try a Google search on "python two dimensional list"
to confirm that I am not promoting an anomalous view.
So I do not buy the way you are trying to parse
language here. (Although I'm open to a fuller
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