[Numpy-discussion] dtype=None as default for np.genfromtxt ?
Sun Feb 14 06:47:50 CST 2010
Pierre GM <pgmdevlist <at> gmail.com> writes:
> It has been suggested (ticket #1262) to change the default dtype=float to
dtype=None in np.genfromtxt.
> Any thoughts ?
I agree dtype=None should be default for the reasons given in the ticket.
How do we handle the backwards-incompatible change? A warning in the next
release, then change it in the following release?
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