[Numpy-discussion] matrix norm
pav at iki.fi
Mon Oct 22 16:03:56 EDT 2012
Jason Grout <jason-sage <at> creativetrax.com> writes:
> I think we've established that the other software mentioned does indeed
> use the spectral norm by default. I'm still curious: what was the
> reason for breaking with the norm (pun intended :)? Any chance that in
> a (probably far distant) future release, the norm default could be
> changed to conform with matlab/octave/mathematica's view of the world?
> It's not a huge deal to me now that I know to watch out for it, but it
> did just bite me and a student a few times.
The trail leads to here:
Seems like the chances of learning the reason why this change was done
are pretty slim.
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