[Numpy-tickets] [NumPy] #332: Proper .name in nested types

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Wed Oct 11 06:29:03 CDT 2006

#332: Proper .name in nested types
 Reporter:  faltet       |       Owner:  somebody
     Type:  enhancement  |      Status:  new     
 Priority:  normal       |   Milestone:          
Component:  Other        |     Version:          
 Severity:  normal       |    Keywords:          

 I'd find rather useful to be able to access to the proper name of a nested
 type in this context:

 In [106]:nesteddtype=numpy.dtype([('info', [('Name', '1a2'),('Value',
 '1c16')]),('y', '(2, 2)f8')])
 In [107]:nesteddtype['info']
 Out[107]:dtype([('Name', '|S2'), ('Value', '<c16')])
 In [108]:nesteddtype['info'].name


 i.e. I'd expect the output for 108 to be 'info' instead of 'void144'.

 Would this be difficult to implement?


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