[Numpy-discussion] Definitions of pv, fv, nper, pmt, and rate

Skipper Seabold jsseabold@gmail....
Mon Jun 8 23:34:06 CDT 2009


On Tue, Jun 9, 2009 at 12:18 AM, Robert Kern<robert.kern@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 8, 2009 at 22:54, David Goldsmith<d_l_goldsmith@yahoo.com> wrote:
>>
>> So would we regard a hard-copy of the users guide or reference manual for such a spreadsheet as sufficiently "permanent" to pass muster for use as a reference?
>
> The OpenFormula standard is probably better:
>
> http://www.oasis-open.org/committees/documents.php?wg_abbrev=office-formula
>

This is a nice reference.  There are notes for which packages
agree/disagree, proprietary and open source, and values for tests.

Skipper


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