Author rhettinger
Recipients jfine2358, josh.r, remi.lapeyre, rhettinger, steven.daprano, vstinner
Date 2019-01-13.04:12:59
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> As a pure mathematician, to me 1.0 means a number that is 
> close to 1. Whereas 1 means a number that is exactly 1.

Descriptive statistics performed on a computer using actual measurements is pretty far from "pure mathematics" ;-)

Making this change is likely pointless for most users and likely confusing for others (i.e. why the type switch between median([1, 1]) and median([1, 3]).

I concur with Victor and recommend closing.
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