[Numpy-discussion] numpy.ndarray.astype conversion

Charles R Harris charlesr.harris@gmail....
Thu May 22 16:03:19 CDT 2008


On Thu, May 22, 2008 at 2:52 PM, Orest Kozyar <orest.kozyar@gmail.com>
wrote:

> The following line:  array([6.95e-5]).astype('S')
> returns: array(['6'], dtype='|S1')
>
> I realize that I can get it to return the correct string
> representation if I specify 'S12', etc, but anything below 'S9'
> results in an incorrect string representation of the number.  Is this
> expected behavior?
>

Heh,

I don't know what it should do. Issue a warning, maybe?
What are you trying to do?

Chuck
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