[Numpy-discussion] Bug with mafromtxt

Ryan May rmay31@gmail....
Mon Jan 26 15:26:43 CST 2009

Pierre GM wrote:
> On Jan 24, 2009, at 6:23 PM, Ryan May wrote:
>> Ok, thanks.  I've dug a little further, and it seems like the  
>> problem is that a
>> column of all missing values ends up as a column of all None's.   
>> When you create
>> a (masked) array from a list of None's, you end up with an object  
>> array.  On one
>> hand I'd love for things to behave differently in this case, but on  
>> the other I
>> understand why things work this way.
> Ryan,
> Mind giving r6434 a try? As usual, don't hesitate to report any problem.

Works great! Thanks for the quick fix.  I had racked my brain on how to go about
fixing this cleanly, but this is far simpler than what I would have done.  It
makes sense, since all I really needed for the masked column was something
*other* than object.

Thanks a lot,


Ryan May
Graduate Research Assistant
School of Meteorology
University of Oklahoma

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