[Numpy-discussion] How do I make a diagonal matrix?
Alan G Isaac
aisaac at american.edu
Fri Jun 23 16:34:26 CDT 2006
> Alan G Isaac wrote:
>> I can roughly understand why a.ravel() returns a matrix;
>> but is there a good reason to forbid truly flattening the matrix?
On Fri, 23 Jun 2006, Travis Oliphant apparently wrote:
> Because matrices are never 1-d. This is actually pretty
> consistent behavior.
Yes; that's why I can understand ravel.
But I was referring to flat with the question.
On Fri, 23 Jun 2006, Travis Oliphant apparently wrote:
> I think you are right that this is a bug, though. Because
> __array__() (which is where the behavior comes from)
> should return a base-class array (not a sub-class).
Thanks for fixing this!!
Alan
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