[Numpy-discussion] Status of numeric3 / scipylite / scipy_core

Timo Korvola tkorvola at welho.com
Thu Mar 17 05:41:52 EST 2005

Travis Oliphant <oliphant at ee.byu.edu> writes:
> - indexing with multidimensional index arrays under the
> numarray-introduced scheme (which seems reasonable to me)

It is powerful but likely to confuse Matlab and Fortran users because
a[[0,1], [1,2]] is different from a[0:2, 1:3].  I suspect that the
most commonly used case of index arrays is a single vector as the first
index, which has an intuitively clear meaning regardless of the
current ordering issue.

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

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