[Numpy-discussion] matrix wart

Alan G Isaac aisaac@american....
Fri Feb 22 11:52:36 CST 2008


On Fri, 22 Feb 2008, Christopher Barker apparently wrote:
> It makes me think that M[i] should not even be possible, 
> as you would always want one of:

> row vector:  M[i,:] 
> column vector: M[:,i] 
> element: M[i,j] 



I propose that the user-friendly question is:
why deviate needlessly from array behavior?
(Needlessly means: no increase in functionality.)

Cheers,
Alan Isaac





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