[SciPy-dev] random seed in scipy.stats

Hoyt Koepke hoytak@gmail....
Sun Apr 20 22:50:19 CDT 2008


Oops -- ignore the line in the diff that says "reshape(, size..."  --
I was playing around with having it return a scalar and forgot to undo
it before taking the diff.

--Hoyt

On Sun, Apr 20, 2008 at 8:46 PM, Hoyt Koepke <hoytak@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello,
>
>  I've got the changes done, complete with test coverage.   I also
>  cleaned up a few minor coding things that make it easier to read the
>  code but don't change the behavior.  I'll attach the diff if anyone is
>  curious / wants to give me feedback.
>
>  However, I have a quick question about something that strikes me as
>  rather odd behavior.  When rvs() is called with no size or a size of 1
>  it returns a python array of size (1,).  I find this odd for two
>  reasons:
>
>  1.  It's inconsistent with numpy.random
>  2.  One of the unit tests in test_distributions.py tests to make sure
>  the default returns a scalar (it now fails).
>
>  While I'm at it, should I change this behavior?  It seems like it
>  could break some backwards compatibility stuff, so I'll leave it for
>  everyone else to decide.
>
>
>
> -- Hoyt
>
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>  Hoyt Koepke
>  UBC Department of Computer Science
>  http://www.cs.ubc.ca/~hoytak/
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Hoyt Koepke
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http://www.cs.ubc.ca/~hoytak/
hoytak@gmail.com
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