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Subject: Re: [office-formula] LEGACY.CHIDIST and LEGACY.CHIINV: remove LEGACY prefix

Hi Andreas,

On Friday, 2007-03-09 14:37:07 -0700, Andreas J. Guelzow wrote:

> > We have prefixed LEGACY.CHIDIST and LEGACY.CHIINV, I don't think that is
> > appropriate. We also don't have superior functions replacing them.
> > I propose to remove the prefix from those two functions.
> We have CHISQDIST and CHISQINV. The distribution is called the
> chi-square distribution, not the chi distribution.

But CHISQDIST would not calculate what CHIDIST did (right-tail
probability), and CHISQINV not what CHIINV did, compare their
mathematical formulas given in the spec.


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