[Numpy-discussion] Request for enhancement to numpy.random.shuffle

Stephan Hoyer shoyer at gmail.com
Sun Oct 12 15:49:51 EDT 2014

On Sun, Oct 12, 2014 at 10:56 AM, Jaime Fernández del Río <
jaime.frio at gmail.com> wrote:
> Just to add some noise to a productive conversation: if you add a 'copy'
> flag to shuffle, then all the functionality is in one place, and
> 'permutation' can either be deprecated, or trivially implemented in terms
> of the new 'shuffle'.


Unfortunately, shuffle has the better name, but permutation has the better
default behavior.

(also, I think "inplace" might be a less ambiguous name for the argument
than "copy")
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