[Numpy-discussion] unittest for np.random.poisson with lambda=0
Wed Nov 11 15:47:48 CST 2009
Just for the archive: I hope the problem I was thinking of is what is
referred to here:
i.e. it should have been fixed as bug #1123145 in Numeric.
(see also here:
I still haven't learned how to write unittests .... (sorry)
- Sebastian Haase
On Wed, Nov 11, 2009 at 8:53 PM, Robert Kern <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 11, 2009 at 02:30, Sebastian Haase <email@example.com> wrote:
>> maybe this is an obsolete concern,
>> but at some point in the past
>> N.random.poisson would not always return 0 for lambda being zero.
>> (My post at the time should be in the (numarray) list archive)
>> So the question is, is this still a valid concern for the current numpy?
>> Could there a unittest added that does something like this:
>>>>> a=N.random.poisson(0, 10000)
> Write up a patch.
> Robert Kern
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