[Numpy-discussion] Floating point "close" function?

Olivier Delalleau shish@keba...
Sat Mar 3 10:06:51 CST 2012


Le 3 mars 2012 11:03, Robert Kern <robert.kern@gmail.com> a écrit :

> On Sat, Mar 3, 2012 at 15:51, Olivier Delalleau <shish@keba.be> wrote:
> > Le 3 mars 2012 10:27, Robert Kern <robert.kern@gmail.com> a écrit :
> >>
> >> On Sat, Mar 3, 2012 at 14:34, Robert Kern <robert.kern@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >> > On Sat, Mar 3, 2012 at 14:31, Ralf Gommers <
> ralf.gommers@googlemail.com>
> >> > wrote:
> >>
> >> >> Because this is also bad:
> >> >>>>> np.<TAB>
> >> >> Display all 561 possibilities? (y or n)
> >> >
> >> > Not as bad as overloading np.allclose(x,y,return_array=True). Or
> >> > deprecating np.allclose() in favor of np.close().all().
> >>
> >> I screwed up this paragraph. I meant that as "Another alternative
> >> would be to deprecate ...".
> >
> >
> > np.close().all() would probably be a lot less efficient in terms of CPU /
> > memory though, wouldn't it?
>
> No. np.allclose() is essentially doing exactly this already.
>

Ok. What about then, np.allclose() could theoretically be a lot more
efficient in terms of CPU / memory? ;)

-=- Olivier
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