[Numpy-discussion] preparing to tag NumPy 1.0.5 on Wednesday
Alan G Isaac
Tue Mar 4 09:24:52 CST 2008
> Alan G Isaac wrote:
>> I never got a response to this:
>> (Two different types claim to be numpy.int32.)
On Mon, 03 Mar 2008, "Travis E. Oliphant" apparently wrote:
> It's not a bug :-) There are two c-level types that are both 32-bit (on
> 32-bit systems).
OK, but at the user-level it is confusing to have two
different types claim the same type name. This
produced a fairly obscure program error for Dmitrey.
(Not that I am generally a fan of type checking, but still,
it was pretty surprising ...)
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