[Numpy-discussion] vander() docstring

Andreas Klöckner lists@informa.tiker....
Wed Apr 9 12:50:23 CDT 2008


Hi Chuck, all,

On Mittwoch 09 April 2008, Charles R Harris wrote:
> It would affect polyfit, where the powers correspond to the numpy
> polynomial coefficients. That can be fixed, and as far as I can determine
> that is the only numpy function that uses vander, but it might break some
> software out there in the wild. Maybe we can put it on the list for 1.1.
> I'd like to change numpy polynomials also, but that is probably a mod too
> far.

IMHO,

a) 1.0.5 should ship with the docstring fixed, and nothing else.

b) maybe we should deprecate the numpy.*-contained polynomial functions and 
move this stuff to numpy.poly for 1.1, and use this opportunity to fix the 
ordering in the moved functions.

?

Andreas
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