[Numpy-discussion] Would like to patch docstring for numpy.random.normal

Sturla Molden sturla.molden at gmail.com
Tue Mar 3 05:54:35 EST 2015


Daniel Sank <sank.daniel at gmail.com> wrote:
 
> It seems unnecessarily convoluted to name the input arguments "loc" and
> "scale", then immediately define them as the "mean" and "standard
> deviation" in the Parameters section, and then again rename them as "mu"
> and "sigma" in the written formula. I propose to simply change the argument
> names to "mean" and "sigma" to improve consistency.

Change the name of keyword arguments? 

This would be evil.




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