[Numpy-discussion] typo in docs

Pierre GM pgmdevlist@gmail....
Wed Jun 9 01:19:55 CDT 2010


On Jun 8, 2010, at 4:37 AM, Sebastian Haase wrote:
> another note:
> http://docs.scipy.org/doc/numpy/reference/arrays.indexing.html#arrays-indexing-rec
> should not say "record array" - because recarray a "special" in that
> they can even access the  named fields via attribute access rather
> than using the dictionary-like syntax.

Well, traditionally, any item of a structured array is called a record, so a ndarray w/ flexible dtype can also be called a record array... recarrays are just a particular case of structured (or record) arrays.


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