[SciPy-dev] doc question: special.orthogonal.p_roots and co

josef.pktd@gmai... josef.pktd@gmai...
Sun Dec 6 15:43:03 CST 2009


On Sun, Dec 6, 2009 at 3:59 PM, Ralf Gommers
<ralf.gommers@googlemail.com> wrote:
>
>
> On Sun, Dec 6, 2009 at 5:46 PM, <josef.pktd@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> I was looking for the Legendre points and weights for Gaussian quadrature.
>> In the source of integrate.quadrature, I found the use of
>> special.orthogonal.p_roots
>> It is not in my (oldish) htmlhelp
>>
>> p_roots and co are not links in
>>
>> http://docs.scipy.org/scipy/docs/scipy.special.orthogonal/
>>
>> on the doc page for them, they show up as
>> Note: This docstring is obsolete; the corresponding object is no
>> longer present in SVN.
>>
>> http://docs.scipy.org/scipy/docs/scipy.special.orthogonal.p_roots/
>>
>> in trunk they are still available:
>>
>> http://projects.scipy.org/scipy/browser/trunk/scipy/special/orthogonal.py#L602
>>
>> Is this a documentation bug, or are there some changes that I didn't see?
>
> In rev 6070 Pauli added an __all__ dict to orthogonal.py that does not
> include those functions. I think pydocweb only generates pages for objects
> in __all__ if that exists. So it looks like that is the reason.
>
> Should all the xx_roots funcs be in __all__ in your opinion?

I would think so, but I just saw them for the first time and found them
only because I looked at the source of integrate.quadrature.

Josef

>
> Cheers,
> Ralf
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