[Numpy-discussion] ufunc oddities

Nathan Bell wnbell@gmail....
Sat May 24 22:40:26 CDT 2008


On Sat, May 24, 2008 at 10:32 PM, Charles R Harris
<charlesr.harris@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> But the accumalator is of the same kind unless the kind is boolean, in which
> case it is integer. Clear as a bell.
>

I believe the rule is that any integer type smaller than the machine
word size is effectively upcast.

IMO this is desirable since small types are very likely to overflow.

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