[Numpy-discussion] unique1d returning indices

Robert Cimrman cimrman3@ntc.zcu...
Mon Aug 11 04:40:42 CDT 2008


Hi Stéfan,

Stéfan van der Walt wrote:
> Hi Robert
> 
> 2008/8/6 Robert Cimrman <cimrman3@ntc.zcu.cz>:
>> Note also that the order of outputs has changed (previously unique1d()
>> returned (i, b) for return_index=True).
> 
> Does this not constitute an API change?

It does. Are there many users of unique1d( a, return_index=True ) out there?

The new way is consistent with matlab, and IMHO more logical - the 
additional return values are appended to the returned tuple rather than 
prepended. It was my mistake to introduce the previous order (do not 
recall the motivation anymore :]).

r.



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