[Numpy-tickets] [NumPy] #270: array creation from a list containing "objects" fails.

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#270: array creation from a list containing "objects" fails.
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 Reporter:  charris208  |       Owner:  somebody
     Type:  defect      |      Status:  new     
 Priority:  normal      |   Milestone:          
Component:  numpy.core  |     Version:  devel   
 Severity:  normal      |    Keywords:          
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 In [2]: a = array([1,'A', None])
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 exceptions.TypeError                                 Traceback (most
 recent call last)

 /home/charris/<ipython console>

 TypeError: expected a readable buffer object

 In [3]: a = array([1,'A', None], dtype=object)

 In [4]: a.shape
 Out[4]: (3,)

 Statement [2] should be the same as [3].

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