[SciPy-dev] Stats t-test broken on 1D input

Zachary Pincus zpincus at stanford.edu
Thu Mar 2 16:25:59 CST 2006


> The ttest_ind function actually has a comment that it's "from
> Numerical Recipes".  So I think, even though it's been Pythonized, we
> don't have permission to distribute it and we need to need to remove
> it altogether.  So we really need some more help with the stats
> module ...


Re-writing something in a completely different language isn't  
transformative enough (especially given its short length) to make the  
resulting code no longer copyrighted by Numerical Recipes?

I am of course NAL, but I find that surprising.

Zach




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