[SciPy-dev] bool8 link returns bool_ docstring

Stéfan van der Walt stefan@sun.ac...
Thu Jul 16 10:49:21 CDT 2009

2009/7/16 David Goldsmith <d_l_goldsmith@yahoo.com>:
> Once again I believe I've answered my own question (I need to have more faith in my research abilities and not cry for help so quickly): Figure 2.2 in "Guide To Numpy" illustrating the hierarchy of scalar types -
> the names used there are the "base" names, any equivalent is considered an "alias," yes?  Oh, but this doesn't answer my first question: is the fact that the Wiki returns the same docstring for equivalent types a bug or a feature?  (At this point I'm assuming "feature," but confirmation would be appreciated.)  Thanks,

It's the same object:

In [8]: np.bool_
Out[8]: <type 'numpy.bool_'>

In [9]: np.bool8
Out[9]: <type 'numpy.bool_'>


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