[Numpy-discussion] Different attributes for NumPy types

Robert Kern robert.kern@gmail....
Thu May 22 14:59:00 CDT 2008

On Thu, May 22, 2008 at 2:46 PM, Charles R Harris
<charlesr.harris@gmail.com> wrote:
> It also leads to various inconsistencies:
> In [1]: float32(array([[1]]))
> Out[1]: array([[ 1.]], dtype=float32)
> In [2]: float64(array([[1]]))
> Out[2]: 1.0

Okay, so don't do that. Always use x.astype(dtype) or asarray(x, dtype).

Robert Kern

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