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Re: Apparent missing/wrong/conflicting items in the description of 'fsol

From: Kai Torben Ohlhus
Subject: Re: Apparent missing/wrong/conflicting items in the description of 'fsolve' ('fvec' <-> 'fval')
Date: Thu, 15 Nov 2018 16:16:01 +0100

Sergei Steshenko <address@hidden> wrote:
On Wed, Nov 7, 2018 at 5:42 PM Doug Stewart <address@hidden> wrote:
On Mon, Nov 5, 2018 at 4:35 PM Sergei Steshenko <address@hidden> wrote:
I think that 'fval' and 'fvec' is the same and either one, but not both of the names should have been used. If I'm wrong, please explain the exact meaning of both items and difference between them.


You are correct. The documentation needs fixed.
Do you want to provide a fix?


> "Do you want to provide a fix?" - here are the INSTRUCTIONS:
> 1) open the source code page from which the documentation is generated;
> 2) replace 'fvec' with 'fval' everywhere (you might need to learn how to use a text editor for that).
> --Sergei. 

Sergei, thank you for the report.  These small changes might result big issues, requiring much more time to fix them.  Imagine "fvec" really had a special meaning.  Then copy&paste fixes will mess up the code.  All DAS was asking for was to prepare something like I did now:


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