[Numpy-discussion] Proposing Ubiquity

dieter h. vel.accel at gmail.com
Wed Nov 14 08:11:25 EST 2007

On Nov 13, 2007 12:52 PM, Robert Kern <robert.kern at gmail.com> wrote:
> dieter h. wrote:
> > Hi all,
> >
> > Would it make sense for all functionality in Numpy/Scipy to have
> > ubiquitous returns? In that I'm proposing that every func/method
> > (where appropriate) have a flag in its arg list establishing a return
> > for either [INDEX, BOOLEAN, VALUE=default]. this could be by a
> > singular Enum flag, I believe. Obvioulsy, this proposal gives the
> > option for a return of Index/Bool to be used for Indexing arrays, or
> > the actual values. Since I mosty index existing arrays, this would be
> > a huge plus for me.
> I'm afraid that I don't understand this proposal. Can you show some examples of
> what you would like to see? Preferably, can you write some working code that
> demonstrates this feature?
> --
> Robert Kern
> "I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless enigma
>  that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had
>  an underlying truth."
>   -- Umberto Eco
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Hi Robert. Thank you for responding, but I made a mistake... so please


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