[Numpy-discussion] puzzle with boolean dtype

Charles R Harris charlesr.harris@gmail....
Wed Oct 6 16:52:32 CDT 2010


On Wed, Oct 6, 2010 at 3:10 PM, Alan G Isaac <alan.isaac@gmail.com> wrote:

> Integer exponentiation fails (i.e., changes type)
> with boolean dtype.  See below. Expected?
>
>
Power isn't defined for booleans, I mean, who exponentiates booleans ;) What
would you want in it's place? For consistancy, a**0 == all_true, a**i == a,
i > 0?

Chuck
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