[Numpy-discussion] Recommendation on reference software [Re: setting decimal accuracy ... ]

Robert Kern robert.kern at gmail.com
Wed Mar 3 17:44:27 EST 2010

On Wed, Mar 3, 2010 at 16:26, Marco Tuckner
<marcotuckner at public-files.de> wrote:
>> I suspect a different algorithm, you can tell timeseries.convert how you
>> want it to interpolate -- who knows what excel is doing.
> does this mean that you are questioning Excel or more neutrally
> Spreadsheet programs?

We are not questioning its accuracy, not yet at least. You just
haven't told us exactly what calculation that you are trying to make
it do.

> What software would you recommend as reference to test Python packages
> against?
> R-Project?

Sometimes. It depends on exactly what you are trying to test.

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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