[Numpy-discussion] add .H attribute?

Alan G Isaac alan.isaac at gmail.com
Sat Jul 13 11:30:08 EDT 2013

> On Sun, Jul 7, 2013 at 9:28 AM, Alan G Isaac <alan.isaac at gmail.com <mailto:alan.isaac at gmail.com>> wrote:
> I miss being able to spell a.conj().T as a.H, as one can
> with numpy matrices.

On 7/7/2013 4:49 PM, Charles R Harris wrote:
> There was a long thread about this back around 1.1 or so,
> long time ago in any case. IIRC correctly, Travis was
> opposed. I think part of the problem was that arr.T is
> a view, but arr.H would not be. Probably it could be be
> made to return an iterator that performed the conjugation,
> or we could simply return a new array. I'm not opposed
> myself, but I'd have to review the old discussion to see
> if there was good reason not to have it in the first
> place. I think the original discussion of an abs method
> took place about the same time.

If not being a view is determinative, could a .ct() method
be considered?  Or would the objection apply there too?


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