[Numpy-discussion] Is this a bug?
Travis E. Oliphant
Tue May 27 15:15:06 CDT 2008
Charles R Harris wrote:
> On Tue, May 27, 2008 at 1:31 PM, Travis E. Oliphant
> <firstname.lastname@example.org <mailto:email@example.com>> wrote:
> Charles R Harris wrote:
> > I vaguely recall this generated an array from all the characters.
> > In : array('123', dtype='c')
> > Out:
> > array('1',
> > dtype='|S1')
> This may be a bug.
> >>> import Numeric
> >>> Numeric.array('123','c')
> array([1, 2, 3],'c')
> My memory of the point of 'c' was to mimic Numeric's behavior for
> character arrays.
> Current behavior after fix is
> In : array('123','c')
> array(['1', '2', '3'],
> Is that correct, then?
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