[SciPy-user] what's wrong with radom.multivariate_normal

Pearu Peterson pearu at scipy.org
Fri Dec 16 05:08:43 CST 2005

On Fri, 16 Dec 2005, Travis Oliphant wrote:

>> I've also moved random.py out into main core/scipy/ directory under the
>> reasoning that we shouldn't get name conflicts with anything in full scipy. I
>> think that anything we'd want to add to full scipy wrt random numbers should
>> either get its own module (e.g. scipy.mcmc, scipy.aesprng) or will fit
>> comfortably in scipy.stats.
> I think one of the reasons to place random.py under basic is to allow it
> to export global symbols (rand and randn) to the scipy namespace using
> the general approach of documenting such actions in the info.py  file.

PackageImport should be extended to import modules similar to the general 
approach of importing packages. I'll look into it..

> For that matter, I don't see the global names fft, ifft, rand, and randn
> in the scipy name-space anymore.   Was that intentional?

I think not, I see where is the bug but I cannot commit the fix at the 
moment because I am in the middle of changes.


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