[Numpy-discussion] Setting WRITEABLE flag on array scalar
Stefan van der Walt
Thu Jan 10 09:53:59 CST 2008
We currently use an array scalar of value False as the mask in
MaskedArray. I would like to make sure that the mask value cannot be
modified, but when I try
import numpy as np
x = np.bool_(False)
x.flags['WRITEABLE'] = False
I am warned that you "Cannot set flags on array scalars.". Is there
any reason why this is prohibited? Which is the best way around it?
Thanks for any feedback.
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