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From Phil Steitz <>
Subject Re: [math] API changes for RC2
Date Sun, 26 Sep 2004 04:41:33 GMT
Phil Steitz wrote:
> Henri Yandell wrote:
>> Some thoughts from a general Commons perspective:
> Thanks!
>> 1) +0, This is worth getting right early on as package renaming does
>> tend to confuse users and takes a long time to work through
>> deprecation etc.
> Ugh.. Lots of change incompatible with RC1 here...but if others agree...
> What I dont understand is why the concept of univariate vs. multivariate 
> is hard to understand.  Univariate - sample consists of a single array 
> of data (one random variable / distribution); multivariate - sample has 
> more than on column (random vector / joint distribution).

Thought about this some more and it is not worth arguing about. If it is 
not clear, we should change it. If there are no objections, I will change 
.univariate to .descriptive and .multivariate to .regression.


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