[SciPy-user] Fwd: Scipy_core and numarray

Travis Oliphant oliphant at ee.byu.edu
Thu Oct 6 14:35:02 CDT 2005


Alan G Isaac wrote:

>>Alan G Isaac wrote: 
>>    
>>
>I am afraid this is a very basic question.
>So the is the way this works is that a chunk of memory is 
>reserved without changing its current state?  So if I
>print scipy.empty((50,50),scipy.Float64)
>I'll see the current state of that memory,
>interpreted as Float64.  Is that right
>  
>
Yes.   Empty just gives you a chunk of memory that your system's malloc 
(C) function provides.

-Travis






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