[Numpy-discussion] Multiarray PEP

Timo Korvola tkorvola at welho.com
Thu Feb 17 08:54:11 EST 2005

Paul Barrett <barrett at stsci.edu> writes:
> I prefer Int16, UInt16, Float32, Float64, etc. for specifying
> types.

The C based types have their uses: if you want to call external
libraries that use double or int from Python, you will want to work
with arrays of double or int without having to care how many bits they
happen to be on the current platform.

	Timo Korvola		<URL:http://www.iki.fi/tkorvola>

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