[Numpy-discussion] logical priority
oliphant at ee.byu.edu
Mon Feb 7 21:19:25 EST 2005
Stephen Walton wrote:
> konrad.hinsen at laposte.net wrote:
>> Operator priorities are part of the Python language and implemented
>> in the parser. Numarray cannot interfere with that.
> In Python, of course, & is a bitwise AND, logical and being the
> literal word "and". & has lower operator priority than <, but "and"
> has a higher one.
> I think the real problem is that "and" doesn't work on numarray bool
> arrays in an element-wise fashion as I expected; perhaps it should?
> Otherwise constructs like
Currently, I don't think Python allows "over-riding" the "and"
operation. It only works on the truth or falseness of the objects.
Therefore, I don't think it is possible to make it work as you'd expect
unless Python is changed.
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