[Numpy-discussion] NEP: Random Number Generator Policy

Robert Kern robert.kern at gmail.com
Sun Jun 17 00:34:01 EDT 2018

On Sat, Jun 16, 2018 at 8:56 PM Stephan Hoyer <shoyer at gmail.com> wrote:

> This is a little weird; "mtrand" is an implementation detail already.
>>> There's exactly 3 instances of that in scikit-learn, so replacing those
>>> with a sane name (with a long timeline, say 4 numpy versions at least plus
>>> a major version number bump) doesn't seem unreasonable.
>> Everything in this paragraph is explicitly just about the initial release
>> with the new subsystem. A following paragraph says that we should revisit
>> all of these in following releases.
> This already read a little strangely to me -- it sounded like an
> indefinite pronouncement. It would be good to clarify :).

 Fair enough. How does this language strike you?


Robert Kern
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