[Numpy-discussion] Definition of correlation, correlate and so on ?

Alan G Isaac aisaac at american.edu
Tue Dec 12 12:06:03 CST 2006

On Tue, 12 Dec 2006, Tim Hochberg apparently wrote: 
> So rather than "fixing" the function, I would first 
> propose introducing a function with a more descriptive 
> name and docstring , for example you could steal the name 
> 'xcorr' from matlab. Then if in fact the behavior of 
> correlate is deemed to be an error, deprecate it and start 
> issuing a warning in the next point release, then remove 
> it in the next major release. 

This is also a good way forward.
The important thing is to find a way forward.

Alan Isaac

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