[Numpy-discussion] why type(array(1).tolist()) is int?

Alan G Isaac aisaac@american....
Wed Oct 1 08:46:47 CDT 2008


On 10/1/2008 9:04 AM dmitrey apparently wrote:
> why array(1).tolist() returns 1? I expected to get [1] instead.

I guess I would expect it not to work at all.
Given that it does work, this seems the best result.
What list shape matches the shape of a 0-d array?

What is the use case that makes this seem wrong?

Alan Isaac



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