[Numpy-discussion] unexpected behaviour of numpy.var

Torgil Svensson torgil.svensson at gmail.com
Tue Aug 1 17:45:38 CDT 2006


> They are supposed to have different defaults because the functional
> forms are largely for backward compatibility where axis=0 was the default.
>
> -Travis

Isn't backwards compatibility what "oldnumeric" is for?

+1 for consistent defaults.




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