[Numpy-discussion] array, asarray as contiguous and friends

Travis Oliphant oliphant at ee.byu.edu
Fri Mar 24 14:15:04 CST 2006

Tim Hochberg wrote:

> Travis Oliphant wrote:
>> Tim Hochberg wrote:
>>>> Please see the transpose example above.
>>>>> If you combine this with one other simplification: array() always 
>>>>> copies, we end up with a nice thin interface:
>>>>>    # Create a new array in 'order' order. Defaults to "C" order.
>>>>>    array(object, dtype=None, order="C"|"FORTRAN")
>> I like the order flag.  It's a relatively easy switch and one we 
>> should make right now.  I don't mind string constants either in this 
>> case. 
> Great!

And this is now done...

So, thankfully, the fortran= keyword is gone and replaced with the more 
sensible order= keyword.

Tests for numpy pass, but any other code that used fortran= will need 
changing.   Sorry about that...



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