[Numpy-discussion] min bug

"V. Armando Solé" sole@esrf...
Tue Nov 17 01:34:48 CST 2009


Sebastian Berg wrote:
> Known issue, I think someone posted about it a while ago too. The numpy
> min is array aware, and it expects an array. The second argument is the
> axis, which in the case of a single number doesn't matter.
>
> On Tue, 2009-11-17 at 07:07 +0000, Chris wrote:
>   
>> I'm pretty sure this shouldn't happen:
>>
>> In [1]: from numpy import min
>>
>> In [2]: min(5000, 4)
>> Out[2]: 5000
>>     

I think I have to agree with the original poster.

It would be more correct to rise an exception because the axis is beyond 
the number of axes than to return a confusing result.

Armando



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