[Numpy-discussion] BOF notes: Fernando's proposal: NumPy ndarray with named axes

Neil Crighton neilcrighton@gmail....
Mon Jul 12 17:01:35 CDT 2010

Rob Speer <rspeer <at> MIT.EDU> writes:

> It's not just about the rows: a 2-D datarray can also index by
> columns, an operation that has no equivalent in a 1-D array of records
> like your example.

rec['305'] effectively indexes by column. This is one the main attractions of 
structured/record arrays.

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