[Numpy-discussion] step paramter for linspace

Alan G Isaac alan.isaac@gmail....
Fri Mar 1 09:49:00 CST 2013


One motivation of this thread was that
adding a step parameter to linspace might make
things easier for beginners.

I claim this thread has put the lie to that,
starting with the initial post.  So what is the
persuasive case for the change?

Imo, the current situation is good:
use arange if you want to specify the stepsize,
or use linspace if you want to specify the
number of points.  Nice and clean.

Cheers,
Alan Isaac


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