[Numpy-discussion] the mean, var, std of non-arrays

Yaroslav Halchenko lists at onerussian.com
Fri Jul 19 13:04:12 EDT 2013

On Thu, 18 Jul 2013, Charles R Harris wrote:
>      yeah...  That is how I thought "it is working", but I guess it was left
>      without asanyarraying for additional flexibility/performance so any
>      array-like object could be used, not just ndarray derived classes.

>    Speaking of which, there is a PR for [3]nan{mean, var, std)  that you
>    might want to check before it gets committed. There might be some
>    modifications that you would want to add.

well -- the only modifications to non-nan mean was a docstring's see
also.  there though input is explicitly converted/copied to ndarray so 
no custom .mean() functions would be called, thus issue a bit orthogonal
as far as I see

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