[SciPy-dev] Numerical Recipes (was tagging 0.7rc1 this weekend?)

Pauli Virtanen pav@iki...
Sun Jan 11 11:42:37 CST 2009


Sun, 04 Jan 2009 17:20:00 -0500, Alan G Isaac wrote:

>> On Tue, Dec 16, 2008 at 7:34 AM, Alan G Isaac <aisaac@american.edu>
>> wrote:
>>> Travis O. is listed as writing this orthogonal.py in 2000 and doing
>>> bug fixes in 2003.  Note that the reference to Numerical Recipes is
>>> one of two references documenting an algebraic recursion relation and
>>> is not referring to an implementation.
>>> http://www.fizyka.umk.pl/nrbook/c4-5.pdf
>>> http://www-lsp.ujf-grenoble.fr/recherche/a3t2/a3t2a2/bahram/biblio/
abramowitz_and_stegun/page_774.htm
>>> I do not see any problem with the code.
> 
> 
> Fernando Perez wrote:
>> Other than the fact that these codes both use the same piece of
>> mathematics, I see no problem here whatsoever. It might be worth
>> clarifying in the docstring
> 
> 
> Am I correct that the documentation project does not give access to the
> module-level docstrings?  I would have been happy to make this change in
> orthogonal.py but did not see how to add documentation via the project.

It does, here:

	http://docs.scipy.org/scipy/docs/scipy.special.orthogonal/

-- 
Pauli Virtanen



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