[Numpy-discussion] Response to PEP suggestions

konrad.hinsen at laposte.net konrad.hinsen at laposte.net
Fri Feb 18 08:00:14 EST 2005

On Feb 18, 2005, at 16:23, Robert Kern wrote:

> I'm sure there are any number of people who use len(x) as a way to 
> test the sequenceness of x. While it might be okay for rank-0 arrays, 
> extending this to builtin ints and floats may not be a good idea. I'm 
> pretty sure this would get rejected.

For arrays, len(x) == x.shape[0], so len(x) should fail for rank-0 
arrays anyway. As it does in Numeric.

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