[Numpy-discussion] Vectorizing a function
Timothy Hochberg
tim.hochberg@ieee....
Wed Jan 30 11:18:09 CST 2008
On Jan 30, 2008 10:10 AM, Charles R Harris <charlesr.harris@gmail.com>
wrote:
[SNIP]
>
> IIRC, the way to do closures in Python is something like
>
> In [5]: def factory(x) :
> ...: def f() :
> ...: print x
> ...: f.x = x
> ...: return f
> ...:
>
> In [6]: f = factory("Hello world.")
>
> In [7]: f()
> Hello world.
>
> There is a reason to do it that way, but I don't recall what it is.
>
You don't need the "f.x = x" line. It's possible it has some beneficial side
effect that I don't recall, but basic closures work fine without out.
Nor do I know if the result can be vectorized, I've never used vectorize.
>
I expect they could be, but I don't use vectorize either.
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