[SciPy-dev] subversion commit policy for rename files question

Robert Kern robert.kern@gmail....
Fri Nov 21 22:06:49 CST 2008

On Fri, Nov 21, 2008 at 21:29,  <josef.pktd@gmail.com> wrote:
> I want to do the renaming and importing in __all__ discussed here:
> http://projects.scipy.org/pipermail/scipy-dev/2008-November/010241.html
> For this I had to resolve some circular imports and add some missing
> functions to __all__.
> Is there a policy whether renames should be committed separately or
> can it be together with changes in the file,
> or it doesn't matter?

Probably doesn't matter.

> BTW: Is there an opinion about percentileofscore?

You have mine. I prefer strings instead of a weight parameter. AFAICT,
there are only three values one would ever use as a "weight", 0, 1,
and 0.5. I don't think anyone else thinks about it in terms of a
weight, so it would be a weird concept to introduce.

Robert Kern

"I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless
enigma that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as
though it had an underlying truth."
  -- Umberto Eco

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