[Numpy-discussion] Finding many ways to incorrectly create a numpy array. Please advice

Christopher Barker Chris.Barker@noaa....
Wed Aug 3 10:50:11 CDT 2011


On 8/2/11 1:40 PM, Jeremy Conlin wrote:

> Thanks for that information. It helps greatly in understanding what is
> happening. Next time I'll put my data into tuples.

I don't remember where they all are, but there are a few places in numpy 
where tuples and lists are interpreted differently (fancy indexing?). It 
kind of breaks python "duck typing" (a sequence is a sequence), but it's 
useful, too.

So when a list fails to do what you want, try a tuple.

-Chris


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