[Numpy-discussion] recarray fun
Travis E. Oliphant
Thu May 1 15:03:17 CDT 2008
Stéfan van der Walt wrote:
> 2008/5/1 Travis E. Oliphant <email@example.com>:
>> > OK, I see your point. I'm working on a patch that does the following:
>> > def view(type_or_dtype=None, dtype=None, type=None):
>> > if type_or_dtype:
>> > if dtype:
>> > raise ValueError("Cannot specify dtype twice")
>> > if type:
>> > raise ValueError("Cannot specify type twice")
>> > if isinstance(type_or_dtype,py_type):
>> > type = type_or_dtype
>> > if isinstance(type_or_dtype,numpy_dtype):
>> > dtype = type_or_dtype
>> > return x.view(type=type).view(dtype=dtype)
>> > Would that be a satisfying solution? I'll be back around 21:00 SAST
>> > to attend to the matter.
>> Yes, I think that would work. You need to do some checking for
>> type=None and dtype=None as well, though.
>> That way, the first argument would continue to work as now but be
>> labeled correctly, but it would also support dtype= and type= keywords.
> Please review http://projects.scipy.org/scipy/numpy/changeset/5117.
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