[Numpy-tickets] [NumPy] #292: Make repmat work for arbitrary dimensions

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#292: Make repmat work for arbitrary dimensions
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 Reporter:  baxissimo    |        Owner:  somebody   
     Type:  enhancement  |       Status:  new        
 Priority:  normal       |    Milestone:  1.0 Release
Component:  numpy.lib    |      Version:             
 Severity:  normal       |   Resolution:             
 Keywords:               |  
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Changes (by baxissimo):

  * milestone:  => 1.0 Release

Comment:

 Incidentally, I noticed that repmat currently has the comment:
 '# should figure out how to generalize this one.'

 That's exactly what the above 'reparray' function does.

 Repmat itself could be generalized with minimal backward compatibility
 issues by using a *varg:

 {{{
 def repmat(a,*shape):
     return reparray(a,shape)
 }}}

 Then "rempat(a,m,n)" in existing code will continue to work.

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