On Tue, Nov 28, 2017 at 05:54:12PM +0900, Stephen J. Turnbull wrote:
I understand the point made elsewhere about scientists' thinking about "assert", but as a scientist myself, I disagree. It is very useful to me to distinguish between validating data and validating algorithms. "assert" is how we do the latter.
I'm not sure which point about scientists you are referring to -- I don't seem to have that email. Is that in this thread?