[Numpy-tickets] [NumPy] #630: If float('123.45') works, so should numpy.float32('123.45')

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Sun Dec 16 01:40:33 CST 2007


#630: If float('123.45') works, so should numpy.float32('123.45')
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 Reporter:  AndrewStraw  |       Owner:  somebody
     Type:  defect       |      Status:  new     
 Priority:  normal       |   Milestone:          
Component:  numpy.core   |     Version:  none    
 Severity:  normal       |    Keywords:          
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 We should make a constructor that takes strings for the numpy scalar
 types. Note that float64() and int64() already do this.

 This would let longdouble types be specified with all full precision.

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