[Numpy-discussion] [Fwd: Re: A few comments (MDP conversion)]

Robert Kern robert.kern at gmail.com
Fri Jul 14 14:11:31 CDT 2006

Bill Baxter wrote:
> On 7/15/06, Robert Kern <robert.kern at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Nils Wagner wrote:
>>>  >>> p = linalg.pinv(a)
>>> Traceback (most recent call last):
>>>   File "<stdin>", line 1, in ?
>>>   File "/usr/lib64/python2.4/site-packages/numpy/linalg/linalg.py", line
>>> 426, in pinv
>>>     if issubclass(a.dtype.dtype, complexfloating):
>>> AttributeError: 'numpy.dtype' object has no attribute 'dtype'
>> Unless if you have something substantive to actually add to the discussion, the
>> ticket you submitted is sufficient to report the bug. There are reasons we have
>> a bug tracker, and one of them is to keep otherwise contentless bug reports off
>> the mailing list.
> If that's really the policy, then this page should probably be changed:
> http://www.scipy.org/Developer_Zone
> Quote:
> "Bugs should be reported to one of the appropriate Mailing Lists. Do
> this first, and open a ticket on the corresponding developer's wiki if
> necessary."

Yes, that *should* be fixed. In January it was a reasonable policy, but with the 
ticket mailing lists, it's not useful anymore.

Robert Kern

"I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless enigma
  that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had
  an underlying truth."
   -- Umberto Eco

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