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From "Mark R. Diggory" <mdigg...@latte.harvard.edu>
Subject Re: cvs commit: jakarta-commons/math/src/java/org/apache/commons/math/stat/univariate/moment Kurtosis.java Skewness.java
Date Fri, 02 Jul 2004 15:51:32 GMT
What if we maintained "Citation Numbers" in the javadoc and then 
maintained references to external sources in the Math Site documentation?

Al Chou wrote:

>--- psteitz@apache.org wrote:
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>>psteitz     2004/07/01 22:29:14
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>>  Modified:    math/src/java/org/apache/commons/math/stat/univariate/moment
>>                        Kurtosis.java Skewness.java
>>  Log:
>>  Removed link to external definition, as formula has been added to javadoc.
>>    
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>Maybe it's my grad school experiences talking, but I would prefer to retain
>links to external references.  That way if a user (or even one of us
>developers) ever needs to look up the original references, its easy to do, and
>there's an explicit statement of which source of information we used, rather
>than doing a Web search and wondering which (if any) of the resulting resources
>was the original reference.  Maybe that doesn't matter to anyone but me?
>
>
>Al
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