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

Anne Archibald peridot.faceted@gmail....
Fri Jul 20 12:43:58 CDT 2007


On 20/07/07, Alan G Isaac <aisaac@american.edu> wrote:
> OK, I need to finalize the decision on this.
> http://projects.scipy.org/scipy/scipy/ticket/285
> Here are the current alternatives.
>
> 1. Implement the patch attached to the ticket.
>    (I dislike this, as discussed earlier.)
> 2. Change nothing (ticket becomes "won't fix")
>    (I am ok with this.)
> 3. Move the brent `code` into a `Brent` class.
>    The `brent` function (with unchanged signature)
>    remains as a convenient user interface to the `Brent`
>    class, which can be used directly when more refined
>    control is needed.  The class will include bracketing
>    parameters as a response to the ticket.
>    (I think this is best.)

I like option 3 as well.

Anne


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