[Numpy-discussion] Remove sctypeNA and typeNA from numpy core

Matti Picus matti.picus at gmail.com
Thu Jun 21 13:31:50 EDT 2018

On 21/06/18 09:25, Matti Picus wrote:
> numpy.core has many ways to catalogue dtype names: sctypeDict, 
> typeDict (which is precisely sctypeDict), typecodes, and typename. We 
> also generate sctypeNA and typeNA but, as issue 11241 shows, it is 
> sometimes wrong. They are also not documented and never used inside 
> numpy. Instead of fixing it, I propose to remove sctypeNA and typeNA.
> Any thoughts or objections?
> Matti
Whoops  11340 (not 11241) which has been merged.

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