[Numpy-discussion] What are the 'p', 'P' types?

Lisandro Dalcin dalcinl@gmail....
Fri Feb 26 14:38:22 CST 2010

On 25 February 2010 00:46, Charles R Harris <charlesr.harris@gmail.com> wrote:
> They are now typecodes but have no entries in the typename dictionary.

IIUC, p/P should map to signed/unsigned integers large enough to hold
a pointer on the platform.. So perhaps their names should be intpr_t
and uintptr_t ?

> The 'm', 'M' types also lack dictionary entries.

Map to 'timedelta' and 'datetime' ?

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