[Numpy-discussion] Universal functions and introspection

Nathaniel Smith njs at pobox.com
Wed Apr 16 02:55:52 EDT 2014

I don't think the names exist currently except as mnemonics in the
docstring. Patches to improve 'inspect' support would be welcome of


On Tue, Apr 15, 2014 at 11:30 PM, Sylvain Corlay
<sylvain.corlay at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> Unfortunately, numpy ufuncs are incompatible with the inspect module.
> While ufunc.nin and ufunc.nout provide some information on the signature, I
> don't see how to retrieve argument names. What is the preferred/best way to
> get argument names of a numpy ufuncs?
> Best,
> Sylvain
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Nathaniel J. Smith
Postdoctoral researcher - Informatics - University of Edinburgh

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