[Numpy-discussion] Trying out datarray

Fernando Perez fperez.net@gmail....
Tue Sep 28 19:43:42 CDT 2010


On Tue, Sep 28, 2010 at 11:19 AM, John Salvatier
<jsalvati@u.washington.edu> wrote:
> My other question is whether datarray will be able to handle multiple data
> types in the same object; i.e. does it have the functionality of recarrays
> and R data.frames?
>

The actual array container is a normal numpy array, so its dtype can
indeed be a structured one.  The only changes datarray makes are 'on
the outside', i.e. to axis management, not to the internal data
contained in the individual cells of the array.

Cheers,

f


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