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

Hi Andreas,

On Monday, 2007-03-12 14:05:46 -0600, Andreas J. Guelzow wrote:

> All the other functions called ..DIST calculate density or cumulative
> distribution. CHIDIST is the odd one out calculating 1 minus the
> cumulative distribution.
> It is quite dangerous to have a function that appears to be named to
> match all those other distribution functions but calculates something
> different.

Ok. I'll update the cross references accordingly to include LEGACY.
I wonder whether CHITEST should be called LEGACY.CHITEST then, because
internally, at least in the OOo implementation, it uses LEGACY.CHIDIST
called with the Chi-square value computed and the (strange, one more
reason to call it legacy) degrees of freedom.


Automatic string conversions considered dangerous. They are the GOTO statements
of spreadsheets.  --Robert Weir on the OpenDocument formula subcommittee's list.

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