[Numpy-discussion] Release of NumPy
Stéfan van der Walt
Wed Apr 16 18:09:39 CDT 2008
On 17/04/2008, Stéfan van der Walt <email@example.com> wrote:
> On 17/04/2008, Alan G Isaac <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > It is not a breakdown.
> > It is the proposal:
> > restore the proper behavior of x,
> > but keep submatrix extraction **exactly**
> > the same as it is now (for nonscalar indexes).
> > What it gains is that x[i][j] == x[i,j].
> As the patch I sent earlier shows, we can gain that without
> compromising on x == x[0,:].
> The Vector class can be tweaked further in how it is converted to an
> array. It would be easy to produce a 1d-array -- and there's some
> argument for consistency there.
> I don't want you to feel that I steam-rollered your proposal, though,
> so before I commit I'd like for someone to objectively take a look at
> both approaches/patches and comment.
Split infinitive -- I'd get in trouble for that.
Please use the latest patch (attached), which fixes a bug with assignment.
I experimented with returning an (N,) array when converting using
vector.A, but I'm not convinced that that is consistent behaviour, so
I let that issue remain for now.
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