[Numpy-discussion] unexpected downcast

Alan G Isaac aisaac@american....
Wed Feb 13 15:09:50 CST 2008


On Tue, 12 Feb 2008, dmitrey apparently wrote:
> from numpy import * 
> a = array((1.0, 2.0), float128)
> b=asfarray(a)
> type(a[0])
> #<type 'numpy.float128'> 
> type(b[0])
> #<type 'numpy.float64'> 
>  __version__
> '1.0.5.dev4767'


Dmitrey noted an unexpected down cast (above).
Is there a reason for it?
Or should there be a ticket?

Thank you,
Alan Isaac






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