robert.kern at gmail.com
Tue Jan 9 02:58:54 EST 2007
Stefan van der Walt wrote:
> Hi all,
> I noticed that Tim Leslie picked up on the out=None in defmatrix.sum:
> def sum(self, axis=None, dtype=None, out=None):
> """Sum the matrix over the given axis. If the axis is None, sum
> over all dimensions. This preserves the orientation of the
> result as a row or column.
> return N.ndarray.sum(self, axis, dtype, out=None)._align(axis)
> Surely, that out=None should just be out?
> If out is specified, should
> sum() still return a value?
Yes. Everything else with an out= parameter does.
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