[Numpy-discussion] Question about improving genfromtxt errors

Skipper Seabold jsseabold@gmail....
Fri Sep 25 14:51:31 CDT 2009


On Fri, Sep 25, 2009 at 3:47 PM, Pierre GM <pgmdevlist@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> On Sep 25, 2009, at 3:42 PM, Skipper Seabold wrote:
>>
>> As far as this goes, I added some examples to the docs wiki, but I
>> think that genfromtxt and related would be best served by having their
>> own wiki page that could maybe go here
>> <http://docs.scipy.org/numpy/docs/numpy-docs/user/>
>>
>> Thoughts?  I can work on it as I find time.
>
> +1
>
>> Also while I'm thinking about it, I filed an enhancement ticket and
>> patch to use the autostrip keyword to get rid of whitespace in strings
>> <http://projects.scipy.org/numpy/ticket/1238>
>
> While you're at it, can you ask for adding the possibility to process
> a dtype like (int,int,float) ? That was what I was working on before I
> started installing Snow Leopard...

Sure.  Should it be another keyword though `type` maybe?  dtype
implies that it's a legal dtype, and I don't think (int,int,float)
works does it?


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