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

Eric Firing efiring@hawaii....
Tue Oct 25 23:30:17 CDT 2011

On 10/25/2011 04:56 PM, Travis Oliphant wrote:
> So, I am very interested in making sure I remember the details of the
> counterproposal.    What I recall is that you wanted to be able to
> differentiate between a "bit-pattern" mask and a boolean-array mask
> in the API.   I believe currently even when bit-pattern masks are
> implemented the difference will be "hidden" from the user on the
> Python level.
> I am sure to be missing other parts of the discussion as I have been
> in and out of it.
> Thanks,
> -Travis

The alternative-NEP is here: https://gist.github.com/1056379/

One thread of discussion is here:


and continued here:



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