[Numpy-discussion] Choosing between NumPy and SciPy functions

Robert Kern robert.kern at gmail.com
Fri Oct 31 11:34:24 EDT 2014

On Fri, Oct 31, 2014 at 3:07 PM, Benjamin Root <ben.root at ou.edu> wrote:
> Just to throw in my two cents here. I feel that sometimes, features are
> tried out first elsewhere (possibly in scipy) and then brought down into
> numpy after sufficient shakedown time. So, in some cases, I wonder if the
> numpy version is actually more refined than the scipy version? Of course,
> there is no way to know this from the documentation, which is a problem.
> Didn't scipy have nanmean() for a while before Numpy added it in version
> 1.8?

Not that often, and these usually get actively deprecated eventually.
Most duplications are of the form Stefan discusses.

Robert Kern

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