[Numpy-tickets] [NumPy] #346: Invalid promotion of numpy scalar to float64

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#346: Invalid promotion of numpy scalar to float64
 Reporter:  charris  |        Owner:  somebody
     Type:  defect   |       Status:  closed  
 Priority:  normal   |    Milestone:          
Component:  Other    |      Version:          
 Severity:  normal   |   Resolution:  invalid 
 Keywords:           |  
Changes (by oliphant):

  * status:  new => closed
  * resolution:  => invalid


 This is not necessarily true.  Array scalars are not considered special.
 They are just scalars.  When two scalars are involved in an operation, the
 normal rules of coercion apply.  Different rules would require a change to
 NumPy that needs to wait until 1.1

 This is intended behavior.

Ticket URL: <http://projects.scipy.org/scipy/numpy/ticket/346#comment:1>
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