[Numpy-discussion] preventing coercion of matrix

Warren Focke focke at slac.stanford.edu
Tue Mar 13 00:55:25 EST 2001

That's what the savespace argument to the array constructors is for:

>>> a=Numeric.array(range(4), typecode='f', savespace=1)
>>> a.itemsize()
>>> b=a*1.0
>>> b.itemsize()


On Mon, 12 Mar 2001, Mathew Yeates wrote:
> Is there some to prevent the upcast? I realize Python only has double
> datatypes but still .... that shouldnt prevent me from have floats in
> my object.

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