[Numpy-discussion] Casting Bug or a "Feature"?
Paul Anton Letnes
Thu Jan 17 01:14:47 CST 2013
On 17.01.2013 04:43, Patrick Marsh wrote:
> Thanks, everyone for chiming in. Now that I know this behavior
> exists, I can explicitly prevent it in my code. However, it would be
> nice if a warning or something was generated to alert users about the
> inconsistency between var += ... and var = var + ...
I agree wholeheartedly. I actually, for a long time, used to believe
that python would translate
a += b
a = a + b
and was bitten several times by this bug. A warning (which can be
silenced if you desperately want to) would be really nice, imho.
Keep up the good work,
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