[SciPy-user] Polynomial interpolation
Stéfan van der Walt
Mon Apr 21 01:02:37 CDT 2008
On 21/04/2008, Anne Archibald <email@example.com> wrote:
> On 19/04/2008, Gabriel Gellner <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > I really like the OO design. If you continue down this route would you make the
> > class new style (inherit from object), and why not use properties for the
> > set_yi, would make it all the sweeter.
> Hmm. I'm lukewarm on using properties. It seems to me that if I
> provide set_foo functions people will assume that it's not safe to
> modify any attribute directly;
If you don't want people to use a method, start its name with an
underscore. In most cases, set_foo isn't necessary. Either use _foo
privately, or use foo as a property which users can manipulate.
> More generally, it seems to me that generically, interpolation schemes
> should produce objects which can be evaluated like functions.
Talking about derivatives, does anyone know whether
is of value? It's been on my TODO list for a while, but I haven't
gotten round to studying it in detail.
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