[Numpy-discussion] ndarray methods vs numpy module functions
Tue Jun 24 02:33:37 CDT 2008
> There is not supposed to be a one-to-one correspondence between the
> functions in numpy and the methods on an ndarray. There is some
> duplication between the two, but that is not a reason to make more
I would make a plea for consistency, to start with.
Those of us who write in an OO style are required to switch backwards
and forwards between OO and not-OO, or to abandon OO altogether in our
NumPy code. Neither is an attractive option.
The reason I tripped over this is that I am currently writing a course
which introduces students to NumPy. I am going to be asked this
question from the audience. As yet I don't have any answer except
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