[Numpy-discussion] untenable matrix behavior in SVN
Alan G Isaac
Tue Apr 29 08:54:56 CDT 2008
On Tue, 29 Apr 2008, Stéfan van der Walt apparently wrote:
> We were thinking of raising a warning on scalar indexing
> for 1.1, but given the above, would that be sensical?
There seem to be three basic proposals for scalar indexing:
- raise an error
- return a 1d array
- return a new type of 1d container (apparently to be called
a "vector" for some reason ...)
I do not think anyone is still arguing in favor of the
keeping the current behavior (where scalar indexing returns
So the question seems to be: how best to warn users that the
behavior of scalar indexing is very likely to change.
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