[Numpy-discussion] More loadtxt() changes

Ryan May rmay31@gmail....
Tue Nov 25 14:33:29 CST 2008

Pierre GM wrote:
> Nope, we still need to double check whether there's any missing data  
> in any field of the line we process, independently of the conversion.  
> So there must be some extra loop involved, and I'd need a special  
> function in numpy.ma to take care of that. So our options are
> * create a new function in numpy.ma and leave np.loadtxt like that
> * write a new np.loadtxt incorporating most of the ideas of the code I  
> send, but I'd still need to adapt it to support masked values.

You couldn't run this loop on the array returned by np.loadtxt() (by 
masking on the appropriate fill value)?

>> I'll post that when I'm done and we can see if it looks like too much
>> functionality stapled together or not.
> Sounds like a plan. Wouldn't mind getting more feedback from fellow  
> users before we get too deep, however...

Agreed.  Anyone?

Ryan May
Graduate Research Assistant
School of Meteorology
University of Oklahoma

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