[Numpy-discussion] recarray fun
Stéfan van der Walt
Thu May 1 14:29:17 CDT 2008
2008/5/1 Travis E. Oliphant <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> > OK, I see your point. I'm working on a patch that does the following:
> > def view(type_or_dtype=None, dtype=None, type=None):
> > if type_or_dtype:
> > if dtype:
> > raise ValueError("Cannot specify dtype twice")
> > if type:
> > raise ValueError("Cannot specify type twice")
> > if isinstance(type_or_dtype,py_type):
> > type = type_or_dtype
> > if isinstance(type_or_dtype,numpy_dtype):
> > dtype = type_or_dtype
> > return x.view(type=type).view(dtype=dtype)
> > Would that be a satisfying solution? I'll be back around 21:00 SAST
> > to attend to the matter.
> Yes, I think that would work. You need to do some checking for
> type=None and dtype=None as well, though.
> That way, the first argument would continue to work as now but be
> labeled correctly, but it would also support dtype= and type= keywords.
Please review http://projects.scipy.org/scipy/numpy/changeset/5117.
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