[Numpy-discussion] sum and mean methods behaviour
jmiller at stsci.edu
Wed Sep 3 05:44:11 EDT 2003
On Tue, 2003-09-02 at 15:20, Fernando Perez wrote:
> Todd Miller wrote:
> > I thought about this a lot yesterday and today talked it over with
> > Perry. There are several ways to fix the problem with mean() and
> > sum(), and I'm hoping that you and the rest of the community will help
> > sort them out.
> Just a thought: why not make the upcasting an optional parameter?
That sounds like a great idea. Simple, but doesn't throw out all
> in most cases where you encapsulate low level details in
> a high level abstraction, there end up being situations where the details poke
> through the abstraction and cause you grief.
Thanks for these kind words.
Todd Miller <jmiller at stsci.edu>
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