[Numpy-discussion] Pull Request Review: R-like sample function
robert.kern at gmail.com
Thu Sep 1 23:14:40 EDT 2011
On Thu, Sep 1, 2011 at 22:07, Christopher Jordan-Squire <cjordan1 at uw.edu> wrote:
> So in the mean time, are there any suggestions for what this R sample
> function should be called, since random.sample is apparently taken?
If you default to size=1 (which you probably should anyways), then
np.random.choice() makes sense, in analogy to random.choice() from the
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