[Numpy-discussion] Proposal for changing the names of inverse trigonometrical/hyperbolic functions

Travis E. Oliphant oliphant@enthought....
Mon Nov 24 13:57:11 CST 2008

Francesc Alted wrote:
> So, IMHO, I think it would be better to rename the inverse trigonometric 
> functions from ``arc*`` to ``a*`` prefix.  Of course, in order to do 
> that correctly, one should add the new names and add a 
> ``DeprecationWarning`` informing that people should start to use the 
> new names.  After two or three NumPy versions, the old function names 
> can be removed safely.
> What people think?


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