[Numpy-discussion] repr and object arrays
Wed Sep 30 21:52:47 CDT 2009
On Wed, Sep 30, 2009 at 21:45, Charles R Harris
> Hi All,
> It seems that repr applied do an object array does not provide the info
> needed to recreate it:
> In : y = array([Decimal(1)]*2)
> In : repr(y)
> Out: 'array([1, 1], dtype=object)'
> And of course, there is going to be a problem with arrays of more than one
> dimension anyway. But I wonder if this should be fixed?
Using repr() instead of str() for the items would probably be wise.
"I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless
enigma that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as
though it had an underlying truth."
-- Umberto Eco
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