[Numpy-discussion] Add guaranteed no-copy to array creation and reshape?

Sebastian Berg sebastian at sipsolutions.net
Fri Jan 11 08:58:21 EST 2019

On Fri, 2019-01-11 at 13:57 +1100, Juan Nunez-Iglesias wrote:
> > On 10 Jan 2019, at 6:35 pm, Todd <toddrjen at gmail.com> wrote:
> > 
> > Could this approach be used to deprecate `ravel` and let us just
> > use `flatten`?
> Could we not? `.ravel()` is everywhere and it matches
> `ravel_multi_index` and `unravel_index`.

True, I suppose either of those functions could get such an argument as
well. Just side note `arr.ravel()` is also not quite equivalent to
`arr.reshape(-1)`, since it actually provides some additional
assurances on the result contiguity.

- Sebastian

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