[SciPy-dev] "item in array" currently unsupported

Travis Oliphant oliphant at ee.byu.edu
Thu Nov 17 13:07:58 CST 2005

Ed Schofield wrote:

>Hi all,
>The ability to use the test "item in array" seems to be a casualty from
>the recent change to newcore to raise an exception when interpreting
>arrays as truth values.  The old Numeric would allow this:
You are right.  The contains function was using PyObject_RichCompareBool 
which relies on the "truth" value of the result.   This is easily 
changed and I will do it.


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