[Numpy-discussion] Is this a bug?

Travis E. Oliphant oliphant@enthought....
Tue May 27 14:31:32 CDT 2008


Charles R Harris wrote:
> I vaguely recall this generated an array from all the characters.
>
> In [1]: array('123', dtype='c')
> Out[1]:
> array('1',
>       dtype='|S1')
This may be a bug.

 >>> import Numeric
 >>> Numeric.array('123','c')
array([1, 2, 3],'c')

My memory of the point of 'c' was to mimic Numeric's behavior for 
character arrays.

-Travis




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