[Numpy-discussion] Strange Error with NumPy Addendum

Robert Kern robert.kern@gmail....
Fri Aug 7 00:05:44 CDT 2009


On Fri, Aug 7, 2009 at 00:03, David Warde-Farley<dwf@cs.toronto.edu> wrote:
> On 6-Aug-09, at 7:29 PM, Robert Kern wrote:
>
>> For that value, yes, but not for long objects in general. We don't
>> look at the value itself, just the type.
>
> Err, don't look at the value (of a long), except when it's
> representable with an integer dtype, right? Hence why 2**63 - 1 works.

Err, you may be right.

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Robert Kern

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