[Numpy-discussion] `out` argument to ufuncs

Pauli Virtanen pav@iki...
Thu Sep 4 13:09:32 CDT 2008


Thu, 04 Sep 2008 15:32:18 +0200, Gael Varoquaux wrote:

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> Cool. Either that, or fix'n the docs. I had a look at the docstring and
> it wasn't hinted by the docstring. THe docstring editor is here for
> fixing these details, but I think I'll simply wait for you to add the
> keyword argument :).

The ufunc signatures in the docstrings are automatically generated in 
ufuncobject.c.

I changed the code in r5768 so that it's more obvious the various 
functions take output arguments. When the interface gets adjusted so that 
'out' are actually keyword arguments, the signature formatting needs to 
be changed again so that 'outN' look like keyword arguments.

Currently the 'sig' and 'extobj' arguments are not shown in the 
signature. I'm not sure whether it makes sense to add them, since they 
appear to be for quite exotic use only...

todo.pop(); todo.append(B)

-- 
Pauli Virtanen



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