[Numpy-discussion] untenable matrix behavior in SVN
Christopher Barker
Chris.Barker@noaa....
Tue Apr 29 12:29:15 CDT 2008
Alan G Isaac wrote:
> Perhaps I should note that I have come around to what
> I take to be Tim H's view that matrix indexing should should
> work just like ndarray indexing, except that when it
> produces a 2d result then a matrix is returned. (This means
> giving up the current behavior of ``x[0,:]``.) I also agree
> with those who want ``rows`` and ``cols`` attributes for
> iteration.
+1 on all of that.
> A small difference: I would have these yield
> matrices. (I.e., no need for a new "vector" type.)
So the only thing we "give up" (which we don't have now anyway) is
something that acts like column and can be indexed like a 1-d object. I
still think that would be nice, but maybe we're coming close to a
consensus about the rest of it.
-Chris
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