[NumPy-Tickets] [NumPy] #478: numpy.rec.array is inconsistent on objects

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#478: numpy.rec.array is inconsistent on objects
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 Reporter:  faltet      |       Owner:  somebody   
     Type:  defect      |      Status:  new        
 Priority:  normal      |   Milestone:  Unscheduled
Component:  numpy.core  |     Version:  devel      
 Keywords:              |  
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Comment(by oliphant):

 This is inconsistent.  Never should O-d arrays be interpreted as
 containers.

 But, this can be hard to enforce without special-case checks (and it is
 easy to miss the special checks), because fundamentally an array *can* be
 considered a container of bytes.

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