[Numpy-discussion] Proposal for changing the names of inverse trigonometrical/hyperbolic functions

Robert Kern robert.kern@gmail....
Mon Nov 24 19:37:32 CST 2008


On Mon, Nov 24, 2008 at 19:29, Christopher Barker <Chris.Barker@noaa.gov> wrote:
> Robert Kern wrote:
>> On Mon, Nov 24, 2008 at 18:40, Chris Barker <Chris.Barker@noaa.gov> wrote:
>>> actually, it is, isn't it? a version of math.cos that works for arrays?
>>
>> No. Not at all. acos() and arccos() are the inverse functions of cos().
>
> argg!! total brain freeze there. Can I pretend I never wrote that?

Sure, but the Google never forgets. :-)

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Robert Kern

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