[Numpy-discussion] BOF notes: Fernando's proposal: NumPy ndarray with named axes
Sat Jul 10 12:49:29 CDT 2010
Rob Speer writes:
>> Can axis labels be anything besides None or str?
> Possibly. The part of this question I particularly like is accessing
> attributes programmatically, using arr.axis[axisname]. That gives
> .axis much more of a purpose. (Follow-up question: should we merge
> .axis and .axes in the API?)
Aha! That's exactly what I was thinking on while looking into the code. In fact,
I've started to put all kinds of comments on the wiki (including this one):
Don't know if it's still too early on the discussion to start writing proposals
on the wiki, but in any case, there's an starting skeleton.
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