[Numpy-discussion] bug in ndarray.resize?

Alan G Isaac aisaac at american.edu
Wed Mar 17 10:42:27 EDT 2010

On 3/17/2010 10:16 AM, josef.pktd at gmail.com wrote:
> numpy.resize(a, new_shape)
> Return a new array with the specified shape.
> If the new array is larger than the original array, then the new array
> is filled with repeated copied of a. Note that this behavior is
> different from a.resize(new_shape) which fills with zeros instead of
> repeated copies of a.

Yes indeed.  Sorry, I must have scrolled the help without realizing it,
and this part was at the top.

So my follow up: why is this desirable/necessary?  (I find it surprising.)


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