[Numpy-discussion] NA masks in the next numpy release?

Pauli Virtanen pav@iki...
Mon Oct 24 10:31:01 CDT 2011

24.10.2011 16:40, Charles R Harris kirjoitti:
> The missing data functionality looks far more like R than numpy.ma

... and masked arrays must be explicitly requested by the user [1].

The MA stuff can "leak through" only if the user makes use of a library
that returns masked results (or explicitly creates masked arrays), but
as far as I understand that's about the same situation as with np.ma.

.. [1] http://docs.scipy.org/doc/numpy/reference/arrays.maskna.html

Pauli Virtanen

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