[Numpy-discussion] get a dtypes' range?
Robert Kern
robert.kern@gmail....
Fri Jun 17 15:10:37 CDT 2011
On Fri, Jun 17, 2011 at 14:26, Christopher Barker <Chris.Barker@noaa.gov> wrote:
> I guess I'm confused about the difference between:
>
> np.dtype(uint16)
>
> and
>
> np.uint16
>
> since I always pass in the later when a dtype is called for.
Whenever a dtype= argument is present, we also accept anything that
can be converted to a dtype via np.dtype(x). The following are all
equivalent:
dtype=float
dtype='float'
dtype='float64'
dtype=np.float64
dtype='f8'
dtype='d'
dtype=np.dtype(float)
--
Robert Kern
"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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