[SciPy-dev] chararray docstrings

Michael Droettboom mdroe@stsci....
Mon Oct 26 08:23:30 CDT 2009


Just seeing this thread now.  I'll make these "array_like of string_ or 
unicode_" -> "array_like of str or unicode" changes in the source and 
commit to SVN.  Thanks for the heads up.

Mike

David Goldsmith wrote:
> On Sun, Oct 25, 2009 at 1:35 PM, Ralf Gommers 
> <ralf.gommers@googlemail.com <mailto:ralf.gommers@googlemail.com>> wrote:
>
>
>
>     On Sun, Oct 25, 2009 at 9:15 PM, David Goldsmith
>     <d.l.goldsmith@gmail.com <mailto:d.l.goldsmith@gmail.com>> wrote:
>
>         On Sun, Oct 25, 2009 at 3:44 AM, Ralf Gommers
>         <ralf.gommers@googlemail.com
>         <mailto:ralf.gommers@googlemail.com>> wrote:
>
>             I had a look at all the new chararray docstrings and it
>             all looks pretty good, thanks! There is one minor thing
>             that requires some mass-editing: the type description
>             "array_like of string_ or unicode_" needs to be
>             "array_like of str or unicode". Also similar usage of
>             string_ and unicode_ elsewhere. The trailing backslash is
>             Sphinx markup for a link, so they all turn into broken links.
>
>
>         I imagine this problem is even more widespread - I can take
>         care of it (or what remains of it).
>
>     Well, you have to visit ~50 wiki pages. For Mike it's probably
>     some global replaces, and an SVN commit.....
>
>
> My thinking is that global replaces will be "dangerous" in that 
> they'll replace the word string where that *is* what's wanted (e.g., 
> in a narrative).  That said, I'll take care of non-chararray 
> occurrences first and if Mike hasn't gotten to the chararray/"new 
> chararray" occurrences by the time I'm done, I'll start in on those.
>
> DG
>  
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>
>     Ralf
>
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