[Numpy-discussion] is __array_ufunc__ ready for prime-time?

Stephan Hoyer shoyer at gmail.com
Thu Nov 2 20:33:38 EDT 2017

Maybe the best of both worlds would require explicit opt-in for classes
that shouldn't be coerced, e.g.,

or maybe better yet ;)

On Thu, Nov 2, 2017 at 3:39 PM Marten van Kerkwijk <
m.h.vankerkwijk at gmail.com> wrote:

> I guess my argument boils down to it being better to state that a
> function only accepts arrays and happily let it break on, e.g.,
> matrix, than use `asarray` to make a matrix into an array even though
> it really isn't.
> I do like the dtype ideas, but think I'd agree they're likely to come
> with their own problems. But just making new numerical types possible
> is interesting.
> -- Marten
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