[Numpy-discussion] dtype='|S8' -- what does vertical bar mean?

Reckoner reckoner at gmail.com
Tue Mar 23 17:04:17 EDT 2010


I've been looking through the documentation and occasionally there is
a dtype='|S8' reference or something with a "|" in it. I don't know
what the "|" this notation means. I can't find it in the

This should be easy. Little help?

thanks in advance.

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