[SciPy-dev] stats confusion

josef.pktd@gmai... josef.pktd@gmai...
Wed Jun 17 16:45:45 CDT 2009


On Wed, Jun 17, 2009 at 5:13 PM, Robert Kern<robert.kern@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 17, 2009 at 16:08, David Goldsmith<d_l_goldsmith@yahoo.com> wrote:
>>
>> OK, this is where I chime in: should the doc be clarified, or does this seem like enough of an arcane deviation from "naive" Python practice that we'll actually want to modify the code (and thus postpone modifying the doc 'til that's done)?
>
> Clarify the documentation.
>

I don't see why we should need to document the usage of positional keywords.

The generated docstrings for the distribution in
http://docs.scipy.org/doc/scipy/reference/generated/scipy.stats.chi2.html?highlight=chi2#scipy.stats.chi2

is pretty dense, and we don't need to load it up with a description
how to use function arguments.

Josef


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