[Numpy-discussion] PEP: named axis

Andrew Jaffe a.h.jaffe@gmail....
Wed Feb 11 16:37:42 CST 2009


Pauli Virtanen wrote:
> Wed, 11 Feb 2009 22:21:30 +0000, Andrew Jaffe wrote:
> [clip]
>> Maybe I misunderstand the proposal, but, actually, I think this is
>> completely the wrong semantics for "axis="  anyway. "axis=" in numpy
>> refers to what is also a dimension,  not a  column.
> 
> I think the proposal was to add the ability to refer to dimensions with 
> names instead of numbers. This is separate from referring to entries in a 
> dimension. (Addressing 'columns' by name is already provided by 
> structured arrays.)
> 

My bad -- I completely misread the proposal!

Nevermind...

Andrew


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