I feel your pain. Making it worse, numpy.random.lognormal takes "mean" and "sigma" as input. If there's ever a backwards incompatible release, I hope these things will be cleared up.

On Tue, Mar 3, 2015 at 9:59 PM, Daniel Sank <sank.daniel@gmail.com> wrote:

> Change the name of keyword arguments?
> This would be evil.

Yes, I see this now. It is really a shame these were defined as keyword arguments. I've shown the docstring to a few people and so far they all agree that it is unnecessarily convoluted.

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