[Numpy-discussion] A numpy accumulator...

Christopher Barker Chris.Barker@noaa....
Sat Oct 3 17:08:38 CDT 2009


Gökhan Sever wrote:

> Thanks for working on this. This append() method is a very handy for me, 
> when working with lists. It is exiting to hear that it will be ported to 
> ndarrays as well.

not exactly ported -- this will be a special, limited-use class.

> Any plans for insert() ?

I wouldn't say I have any plans at all -- but yes, insert() would be good.

Dag Sverre Seljebotn wrote:
> I'd drop the __getslice__ as it is deprecated (in Python 3 it is 
> removed). Slices will be passed as "slice" objects to __getitem__ if you 
> don't provide __getslice__.

I noticed that, but didn't know about the deprecation -- I'll refactor that.

> One could support myaccumulator[[1,2,3]] as well in __getitem__, 

good idea.

> although I guess it gets a little hairy as you must seek through the 
> array-like object passed and see to it that no values are too large.

well, it wouldn't hard, though it might be slow...I'll give it a try and 
see how it works out.

thanks,
-Chris




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