[Numpy-discussion] should the return type of matlib.reshape be ndarray or matrix?

Charles R Harris charlesr.harris@gmail....
Sat Oct 1 21:59:09 CDT 2011


On Wed, Sep 28, 2011 at 9:09 PM, Alan G Isaac <alan.isaac@gmail.com> wrote:

> Is this the intended behavior?
>
>     >>> from numpy import matlib
>     >>> m = matlib.reshape([1,2],(2,1))
>     >>> type(m)
>     <type 'numpy.ndarray'>
>
> For any 2d shape, I expected a matrix.
> (And probably an exception if the shape is not 2d.)
>
>
I think you are right.

Chuck
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