[Numpy-discussion] Name of the file associated with a memmap
Mon Apr 12 16:30:53 CDT 2010
On Mon, Apr 12, 2010 at 10:22 PM, Robert Kern wrote:
>> Why is the new property "filename" and not "name" to match
>> the way the Python handle work? e.g.
>>>>> handle = open("Documents/review.pdf")
>> I concede that "filename" is more explicit, but there is something
>> to be said for consistency as well.
> While you would expect the .name attribute of a file object to be a
> file name, the .name attribute an another type of object may be
> something different.
> memmap objects are quite different from file
> objects; we gain no particular consistency by using .name instead of
OK - I'm quite happy to accept that ruling, I just want to make
sure someone asked the question.
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