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

Chris Barker Chris.Barker@noaa....
Mon Nov 24 18:40:16 CST 2008

Matthew Brett wrote:
> numpy.asum numpy.arange numpy.amax etc all have the intended meaning
> of 'a-for-array-version-of-function'.   This obviously isn't the case
> for 'acos'.

actually, it is, isn't it? a version of math.cos that works for arrays?

But anyway, if we had it to do all over again, I'd never suggest that 
anyone use "import *", and I would have called all those numpy.range, 
numpy.max, etc.

no, I'm not suggesting that we break the API now....


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