[Numpy-discussion] feedback request: proposal to add masks to the core ndarray

Robert Kern robert.kern@gmail....
Thu Jun 23 17:04:27 CDT 2011


On Thu, Jun 23, 2011 at 17:02, Charles R Harris
<charlesr.harris@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> On Thu, Jun 23, 2011 at 3:48 PM, Gael Varoquaux
> <gael.varoquaux@normalesup.org> wrote:

>> Ufuncs need work, but I have
>> the impression that your proposal is simply to solve the special case of
>> masked data in the ufunc by breaking the simple numpy array model.
>
> I wonder how much of the complication could be located in the dtype.

What dtype? There are no new dtypes in this proposal.

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Robert Kern

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