[Numpy-discussion] NumArray - take method
Colin J. Williams
cjw at sympatico.ca
Sat Dec 11 08:20:00 EST 2004
Timo Korvola wrote:
>"Colin J. Williams" <cjw at sympatico.ca> writes:
>>I had expected a rank of zero and an indeterminate shape.
>Rank zero would imply shape () and that the result is a scalar. Empty
>arrays have positive rank but one or more of the dimensions are zero.
>It seems that there is a bug in repr as it does not distinguish
>between empty arrays of different shapes.
Perhaps the problem is in str:
>>> b= a[:,1:1]
>The current behaviour is consistent in the sense that indexing by a
>slice does not change rank, not even if the slice has length zero or
>one (a slice of length one is thus different from an integer). Only
>the indexed dimension changes.
Yes, you are right.
The new docs are a great step forward but it would be good to include
the take method.
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