[SciPy-dev] change scipy.optimize function signatures?? FEEDBACK NEEDED!! (ticket 285)

Alan G Isaac aisaac@american....
Fri Jul 20 12:05:52 CDT 2007


On Thu, 19 Jul 2007, Michael McNeil Forbes apparently wrote:
> keep the brent function call with explicit arguments close 
> to the underlying C or Fortran code and make a Brent class 
> that provides users with a unified and simplified 
> interface to this function along the line of Matthieu's 
> proposal. 

I am understanding `brent` to be pure Python.
I'm looking at
http://svn.scipy.org/svn/scipy/trunk/Lib/optimize/optimize.py

I am also thinking that (aside from issues outside the 
algorithm, like the evaluation of the function to be 
minimized) this is fine and will not be changed.

Cheers,
Alan Isaac




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