[Numpy-discussion] Record arrays

Travis E. Oliphant oliphant@enthought....
Thu Jun 26 17:07:14 CDT 2008

>     Does that clarify the discussion for you?
> Yes, thanks very much, this is very helpful.  (I think I was confused 
> by the fact that, AFAICT, the Guide to Numpy only mentions recarray -- 
> as distinct from Record arrays -- in one somewhat cryptic line.)   But 
> I guess that the numpy documentation work going on now will provide 
> good documentation for using Record Arrays proper?

Incidentally.   Eric and I use the term "structured arrays" to refer to 
NumPy arrays with a complicated dtype, precisely because of the 
confusion with the recarray subclass that record arrays sometimes 


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