[NumPy-Tickets] [NumPy] #1738: add find_first function

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#1738: add find_first function
 Reporter:  nbecker      |       Owner:  somebody
     Type:  enhancement  |      Status:  new     
 Priority:  normal       |   Milestone:  2.0.0   
Component:  Other        |     Version:  1.5.0   
 Keywords:               |  
 find_first would be a performance enhancement.  The current alternative
 would be something like:

 argmax (some boolean function...)

 which requires a lot of extra work if all you want is the index of the
 first occurance.

 This is frequently wanted for 1-d arrays, where it's meaning is
 unambiguous.  I think semantics for n-d (n > 1) arrays is up for

Ticket URL: <http://projects.scipy.org/numpy/ticket/1738>
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