[Numpy-discussion] numarray types and PIL modes, revisited

Todd Miller jmiller at stsci.edu
Fri Jan 3 09:52:02 EST 2003

Edward C. Jones wrote:

> So now all I can say is:
> 1. UInt8 == 'X' should not raise an exception. It should return False.

OK.   I'll change numarray to return False.

> 3. There needs to be a function that returns True iff arg is a numarry 
> type (UInt8, "UInt8", "b", ...).
> def IsType(rep):
>     from numerictypes import typeDict
>     return isinstance(rep, NumericType) or typeDict.has_key(rep)

Sounds good too.  I'll add this to numerictypes.


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