On 6/14/2013 9:27 AM, Aldcroft, Thomas wrote:
If I just saw np.values(..) in some code I would never guess what it is doing from the name
That suggests np.fromvalues. But more important than the name I think is allowing broadcasting of the values, based on NumPy's broadcasting rules. Broadcasting a scalar is then a special case, even if it is the case that has dominated this thread.