[NumPy-Tickets] [NumPy] #1748: astype('str') behavior is different in 1.6.0 vs 1.5.1

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#1748: astype('str') behavior is different in 1.6.0 vs 1.5.1
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 Reporter:  jseabold  |       Owner:  somebody
     Type:  defect    |      Status:  new     
 Priority:  normal    |   Milestone:  2.0.0   
Component:  Other     |     Version:  devel   
 Keywords:            |  
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 {{{
 >>> import numpy as np
 >>> np.__version__
 '1.6.0.dev-c50af53'
 >>> tmp_arr = np.array([['black'],['white'],['other']])
 >>> tmp_arr.astype('str')
 array([['b'],
       ['w'],
       ['o']],
      dtype='|S1')
 }}}

 The old behavior

 {{{
 >>> import numpy as np
 >>> np.__version__
 '1.5.1'
 >>> tmp_arr = np.array([['black'],['white'],['other']])
 >>> tmp_arr.astype('str')
 array([['black'],
       ['white'],
       ['other']],
      dtype='|S5')
 }}}

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