[Numpy-discussion] Request for enhancement to numpy.random.shuffle
Stefan van der Walt
stefan at sun.ac.za
Sun Oct 12 04:56:43 EDT 2014
On 2014-10-12 00:51:56, Warren Weckesser <warren.weckesser at gmail.com> wrote:
> A small wart in this API is the meaning of
> shuffle(a, independent=False, axis=None)
> It could be argued that the correct behavior is to leave the
> array unchanged.
I like the suggested changes. Since "independent" loses its meaning
when axis is None, I would expect this to have the same effect as
`shuffle(a, independent=True, axis=None)`. I think a shuffle function
that doesn't shuffle will confuse a lot of people!
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