[Numpy-tickets] [NumPy] #493: maximum_sctype returns a smaller type than is actually used by the data

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Thu Apr 5 17:30:33 CDT 2007


#493: maximum_sctype returns a smaller type than is actually used by the data
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 Reporter:  socha       |       Owner:  somebody      
     Type:  defect      |      Status:  new           
 Priority:  normal      |   Milestone:  1.0.2 Release 
Component:  numpy.core  |     Version:  none          
 Severity:  normal      |    Keywords:  maximum_sctype
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 Here's an example:

 {{{
 C:\Documents and Settings\socha>python
 Python 2.4.3 - Enthought Edition 1.0.0 (#69, Aug  2 2006, 12:09:59) [MSC
 v.1310 32 bit (Intel)] on win32
 Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information.
 >>> import numpy
 >>> numpy.__version__
 '1.0.2'
 >>> from numpy import array
 >>> from numpy import maximum_sctype
 >>> g = array([1], dtype='int64')
 >>> maximum_sctype(g)
 <type 'numpy.int32'>       <== Why is this not at least int64?
 >>>
 }}}

 - David Socha & Daniel Terhorst, UrbanSim Project, http://www.urbansim.org

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