[SciPy-user] Fwd: Scipy_core and numarray
Alan G Isaac
aisaac at american.edu
Thu Oct 6 13:25:03 CDT 2005
> Alan G Isaac wrote:
>> Can you please explain what "unitialized" means in this
>> context and what the advantage is over using zeros?
On Thu, 06 Oct 2005, Travis Oliphant apparently wrote:
> It's faster. Often you are going to fill the array with
> something. So, why waste time filling it with zeros
I am afraid this is a very basic question.
So the is the way this works is that a chunk of memory is
reserved without changing its current state? So if I
I'll see the current state of that memory,
interpreted as Float64. Is that right?
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