[Numpy-discussion] Chararray depreciated?
Sun Dec 6 07:10:10 CST 2009
On Sun, Dec 06, 2009 at 01:11:24PM +0100, Ralf Gommers wrote:
> > says that chararray are depreciated. I think I saw a discussion on the
> > mailing list that hinted otherwise. Which one is true? Should I correct
> > the docs?
> You're right, after Mike's fixes that note should have been changed. I
> thought Mike had also proposed an alternative text, but I can't find it
> right now. So feel free to change it.
> Also keep in mind the following (from another of Mike's emails):
> "All vectorized string operations are now available as regular functions
> in the numpy.char namespace.
Excellent. I tweeked a bit the text to make it clearer:
I made it clear that the replacement are present only starting numpy 1.4.
I'd love a review and an 'OK to apply'.
By the way, this switch is a clear improvement over chararrays, IMHO.
Congratulations to the pack and Mike for identifying usecases and giving
a good implementation to answer them.
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