[Numpy-discussion] Deprecate poly1d and replace with Poly1d ?

Robert Kern robert.kern@gmail....
Mon Sep 28 15:59:23 CDT 2009


On Mon, Sep 28, 2009 at 15:46, Charles R Harris
<charlesr.harris@gmail.com> wrote:

> The more basic problem here is making poly1d look like an array, which it
> isn't. The array bit is an implementation detail and would be private in
> C++. with an as_array method to retrieve the details if wanted.

I'm pretty sure that it is an intentional public API and not an
implementation detail. The __array__() method is not "making poly1d
look like an array"; it is the standard name for such as_array()
conversion methods.

-- 
Robert Kern

"I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless
enigma that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as
though it had an underlying truth."
  -- Umberto Eco


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