[Numpy-discussion] Inconsistent error messages.

Charles R Harris charlesr.harris@gmail....
Sat May 23 19:25:09 CDT 2009


On Sat, May 23, 2009 at 6:03 PM, Robert Kern <robert.kern@gmail.com> wrote:

> On Sat, May 23, 2009 at 18:57, Charles R Harris
> <charlesr.harris@gmail.com> wrote:
> > You were supposed to be able to change the default behaviour, but it
> didn't
> > used to work. I think if you are going to use a warning as a flag then it
> > has to always be raised when a failure occurs, not just the first time.
>
> A brief test suggest that in Python 2.5.4, at least, as long as you
> set the action to be 'always' before the warning is first issued, it
> works. We can do this just after the IOWarning (or whatever) gets
> defined.
>

OK, that would work. Although I think a named argument might be a more
transparent way to specify behaviour than setting the warnings.

Chuck
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