[Numpy-discussion] array of tuples

Robert Kern robert.kern at gmail.com
Tue Jun 6 17:37:10 EDT 2006

Christopher Barker wrote:
> Stefan van der Walt wrote:
>>In [19]: z = N.empty(len(x),dtype='O')
> Which brings up:
> What is the "preferred" way to refer to types? String typecode or object?

Object! The string typecodes are for backwards compatibility only.

Robert Kern

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