[SciPy-dev] random seed in scipy.stats
Tue Apr 29 14:33:13 CDT 2008
On Tue, Apr 29, 2008 at 2:20 PM, Hoyt Koepke <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Okay, I have a patch together that does the above. I've been using it
> in my code for the past week or so, and I'm happy with how it works.
> If someone with svn commit access could review it and commit it, that
> would be helpful.
Thank you! I will try to review it tomorrow.
> It allows users to specify a RandomState object to use in calculating
> the random samples in the stats code. It defaults to the previous
> behavior of drawing them directly from the numpy.random module, so it
> shouldn't break any backwards compatibility. There is also full test
> I'm a bit new to the process of submitting patches like this. The
> attached is a tarball of three svndiff outputs. In general, is that
> the best way to submit a patch?
For related changes like this, it is easier for the reviewer/committer
to have a single .diff made from the root of the source tree rather
than one .diff for each changed file.
> I plan on contributing to scipy more
> in the future, so I want to get the process right from the start.
Usually, they should be attached to a ticket on the scipy Trac. You
will need to register before you can make a ticket.
However, I imagine you will probably get SVN access in short order if
you keep this up.
"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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