[Numpy-discussion] vander() docstring
Stéfan van der Walt
Wed Apr 9 12:07:24 CDT 2008
On 09/04/2008, Andreas Klöckner <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Mittwoch 26 März 2008, Charles R Harris wrote:
> > The docstring is incorrect. The Vandermonde matrix produced is compatible
> > with numpy polynomials that also go from high to low powers. I would have
> > done it the other way round, so index matched power, but that isn't how it
> > is.
I've never seen the vector powers that way around in literature.
Shouldn't we fix it to correspond to the (vast) majority of
I'm also somewhat skeptical about including 2-liners like these in the
main numpy namespace, but we've been there this week already, so I'll
keep quiet :)
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