[Numpy-discussion] Inconsistency with __index__() for rank-1 arrays?

Pauli Virtanen pav@iki...
Fri Oct 29 05:18:20 CDT 2010

Fri, 29 Oct 2010 09:54:23 +0200, Francesc Alted wrote:
> My vote is +1 for deprecating ``array([scalar])`` as a scalar index for
> NumPy 2.0.

I'd be -0 on this, since 1-element Numpy arrays function like scalars in 
several other contexts, e.g. in casting to Python types and in boolean 

Note also that at least Python's struct module (mis-?)uses __index__() 
for casting inputs to integers. 

Pauli Virtanen

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