[Numpy-discussion] help! type 'float64scalar' is not type 'float'
haase at msg.ucsf.edu
Wed Aug 2 23:31:38 CDT 2006
I just finished maybe a total of 5 hours tracking down a nasty bug.
So I thought I would share this:
I'm keeping a version of (old) SciPy's 'plt' module around.
(I know about matplotlib - anyway - ...)
I changed the code some time ago from Numeric to numarray - no problem.
Now I switched to numpy ... and suddenly the zooming does not work
anymore: it always zooms to "full view".
Finally I traced the problem down to a utility function:
"is_number" - it is simply implemented as
return (type(val) in [type(0.0),type(0)])
As I said - now I finally saw that I always got
False since the type of my number (0.025) is
and that's neither <type 'float'> nor <type 'int'>
OK - how should this have been done right ?
Anyway, I'm excited about the new numpy
and am looking forward to it's progress
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