[Numpy-discussion] weird indexing

Robert Kern robert.kern@gmail....
Fri Jan 4 04:36:17 CST 2008


Mathew Yeates wrote:
> Hi
> Okay, here's a weird one. In Fortran you can specify the upper/lower 
> bounds of an array
> e.g. REAL A(3:7)
> 
> What would be the best way to translate this to a Numpy array? I would 
> like to do something like
> A=numpy.zeros(shape=(5,))
> and have the expression A[3] actually return A[0].
> 
> Or something. Any thoughts?

The best way would depend on what you want to do with it. Why do you need this?

-- 
Robert Kern

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 that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had
 an underlying truth."
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