[Numpy-discussion] rand argument question
robert.kern at gmail.com
Fri Jun 2 14:56:46 CDT 2006
Alan G Isaac wrote:
> On Fri, 02 Jun 2006, Robert Kern apparently wrote:
>>Changing the API of rand() and randn() doesn't solve any
>>problem. Removing them might.
> I think this is too blunt an argument. For example,
> use of the old interface might issue a deprecation warning.
> This would make it very likely that all new code use the new
My point is that there is no need to change rand() and randn() to the "new"
interface. The "new" interface is already there: random.random() and
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that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had
an underlying truth."
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