[Numpy-discussion] numpy histogram : Maybe a little error in the tutorial

Ralf Gommers ralf.gommers at googlemail.com
Sat Apr 30 12:52:34 EDT 2011


On Sat, Apr 30, 2011 at 8:54 AM, tonthon <tonthon21 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I was followong the tutorial about numpy's basics and found a little
> error here :
> http://www.scipy.org/Tentative_NumPy_Tutorial#head-aa75ec76530ff51a2e98071adb7224a4b793519e
>
> (n, bins) = numpy.histogram(v, bins=50, normed=1)  # NumPy version (no plot)
> should be :
> (n, bins) = numpy.histogram(v, bins=50, normed=True)

Thanks for reporting, this is changed now.
>
> since in the 'new' version of histogram, the normed var is explicitly
> tested as a boolean (in numpy/lib/function_base.py line 380):
> if normed is False:
> ...
> elif normed is True:

This is bad style, but it was already changed in master.

Cheers,
Ralf



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