[Numpy-discussion] loadtxt ndmin option

Derek Homeier derek at astro.physik.uni-goettingen.de
Wed May 4 20:54:36 EDT 2011

On 05.05.2011, at 2:40AM, Paul Anton Letnes wrote:

> But: Isn't the numpy.atleast_2d and numpy.atleast_1d functions written for this? Shouldn't we reuse them? Perhaps it's overkill, and perhaps it will reintroduce the 'transposed' problem?

Yes, good point, one could replace the 
X.shape = (X.size, ) with X = np.atleast_1d(X), 
but for the ndmin=2 case, we'd need to replace 
X.shape = (X.size, 1) with X = np.atleast_2d(X).T - 
not sure which solution is more efficient in terms of memory access etc...


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