[Python-Dev] Re: Accumulation module

Nick Coghlan ncoghlan at iinet.net.au
Tue Jan 20 10:39:18 EST 2004

James Kew wrote:

> "Raymond Hettinger" <raymond.hettinger at verizon.net> wrote in message
> news:00cf01c3da0e$b3a2e3e0$6e02a044 at oemcomputer...
>>I'm working a module with some accumulation/reduction/statistical
> "Average" is a notoriously vague word. Prefer "mean" -- which opens the door
> for "median" and "mode" to join the party.
> I could have used a stats module a few months ago -- feels like a bit of an
> omission from the standard library, especially compared against the richness
> of the random module.

If this basic statistics module makes it into the standard library, 
perhaps the associated module docs could point to some of the more 
'full-featured' statistical packages that are out there?


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