[SciPy-dev] Thoughts on string arrays

Travis Oliphant oliphant at ee.byu.edu
Wed Nov 2 17:26:28 CST 2005

After some more thought, I've decided that I like the numarray approach 
better to define a separate string array type (as a subclass of the 

My main reason for thinking this is that then the string array can have 
the Python string methods which would be applied to every string in the 

I lean toward having a character array class that supports both strings 
and unicode arrays.

This subclass could be written in Python to begin with and then moved to 
C as needed.


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