[Numpy-discussion] *= operator not intuitive

Paul Anton Letnes paul.anton.letnes@gmail....
Wed Mar 16 11:22:10 CDT 2011


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> This comes up for discussion on a fairly regular basis. I tend towards the more warnings side myself, but you aren't going to get the current behavior changed unless you can convince a large bunch of people that it is the right thing to do, which won't be easy. For one thing, a lot of current code in the wild would begin to raise warnings that weren't there before.
That could also be a good thing for locating bugs, right?

> Or: give me a hint how and where to change the numpy code, and I could try to write a patch.
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> You have to go down to the C level to deal with this.

I guess code containing such warnings must exist in other parts of the numpy library?

Paul.


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