[Numpy-discussion] Removing masked arrays for 1.7? (Was 1.7 blockers)

Chris Barker chris.barker@noaa....
Fri Apr 20 13:45:57 CDT 2012

On Fri, Apr 20, 2012 at 11:39 AM, Dag Sverre Seljebotn
<d.s.seljebotn@astro.uio.no> wrote:
> Oh, right. I was thinking "small" as in "fits in L2 cache", not small as
> in a few dozen entries.

or even two or three entries.

I often use a (2,) or (3,) numpy array to represent an (x,y) point
(usually pulled out from a Nx2 array).

I like it 'cause i can do array math, etc. it makes the code cleaner,
but it's actually faster to use tuples and do the indexing by hand :-(

but yes, having something built-in, or at least very compatible with
numpy would be best.



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