[SciPy-dev] I can't find howto get exp(x) or a^x in NumPy_for_Matlab_Users page

Robert Kern robert.kern@gmail....
Thu Jun 28 10:58:04 CDT 2007


dmitrey wrote:
> I think it's better to remove all mentions about scipy.linalg from 
> website and documentation and denote to numpy.linalg

??? I don't even understand what you're proposing here. But I suspect my
response would be "no."

> also, I think that things like norm, expm, etc should be in numpy, not 
> (or not only) in numpy.linalg

No. As much as possible, we want to keep numpy to the core business of providing
an array datatype. We wouldn't even have numpy.linalg or numpy.fft if we didn't
have to provide backwards compatibility for Numeric and numarray, which included
such capabilities.

-- 
Robert Kern

"I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless enigma
 that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had
 an underlying truth."
  -- Umberto Eco


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