[Numpy-discussion] loadtxt bug?
Alan G Isaac
Fri Nov 23 06:58:13 CST 2007
> On Thu, Nov 22, 2007 at 11:14:07PM -0500, Alan G Isaac wrote:
>> In numpy.core.numeric.py you will find loadtxt, which uses
>> the following::
>> line = line[:line.find(comments)].strip()
On Fri, 23 Nov 2007, Gael Varoquaux apparently wrote:
> Unless you are sure that line always ends with a "\n". This is the case
> in the code you are refering too. Unless I am missing some thing.
I am not understanding your comment here. In the line of
code above, is there a problem or not?
Specifically, is it not the case that the last line of
a text file is not guaranteed to have a terminator? E.g.,
Does this not raise the possibility that a digit will be
clipped from the last line?
Of course strip will afterwards strip any line terminators.
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