[Numpy-discussion] Re: [ANN] NumPy 0.9.6 released
Colin J. Williams
cjw at sympatico.ca
Wed Mar 15 04:45:01 CST 2006
Robert Kern wrote:
>Travis Oliphant wrote:
>>I don't like the singular_value_decomposition spelling but that was in
>>Numeric (with the default given). So, it is provided to aid in
>>But, I think most people who compute svd expect it to produce
>>full_matrices. Thus, the svd spelling.
>>We make somebody unhappy either way I think. If we change anything, I
>>would vote for changing singular_value_decomposition and adding
>>something to convert_code to write any old code using full arguments.
>Alternatively, we could drop all of the Numeric compatibility forms into a
>separate module and have convert_code use that instead of numpy.linalg directly.
This would help to reduce the name clutter.
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