[Numpy-discussion] Is this a bug?

Robert Kern robert.kern@gmail....
Mon May 26 15:15:02 CDT 2008


On Mon, May 26, 2008 at 3:13 PM, Robert Kern <robert.kern@gmail.com> wrote:

> numpy 1.0 had the behaviour you describe.
>
>
>>>> import numpy
>>>> numpy.__version__
> '1.0'
>>>> numpy.array('123', dtype='c')
> array(['1', '2', '3'],
>      dtype='|S1')

Of course, this has its own inconsistencies:

>>> numpy.dtype('c')
dtype('|S1')
>>> numpy.array('123', dtype='|S1')
array('1',
      dtype='|S1')

-- 
Robert Kern

"I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless
enigma that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as
though it had an underlying truth."
 -- Umberto Eco


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