[IPython-dev] IPython1 versioning conventions

Ville M. Vainio vivainio@gmail....
Thu Feb 21 02:01:03 CST 2008


Fwd to list.

On Thu, Feb 21, 2008 at 1:54 AM, Brian Granger <ellisonbg.net@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 20, 2008 at 4:13 PM, Ville M. Vainio <vivainio@gmail.com> wrote:
>  > On Thu, Feb 21, 2008 at 12:52 AM, Brian Granger <ellisonbg.net@gmail.com> wrote:
>  >
>  >  >  How should we version IPython1?  Should it have versions that:
>  >  >
>  >  >  1) Are somehow related to those of trunk IPython? (the current scheme
>  >  >  suggests something like that).
>  >  >  2) Are completely independent?
>  >
>  >  +1 for completely independent, the relationship hardly exist at this
>  >  point (it has not started to swallow the trunk code yet).
>
>  OK, I think this is a good idea.
>
>
>  >
>  >  >  I think our current thought is that when IPython1 reaches version 1.0,
>  >  >  it would become a full replacement for IPython trunk (which would
>  >  >  itself disappear).  But that is still a ways off.
>  >
>  >  Yes, it is. Try something like 0.3, and we can start upping it when
>  >  it's starting to close in at feature parity with trunk.
>
>  This sounds good to me.  0.1/0.2 would suggest that IPython1 was brand
>  new, which isn't true.
>
>
>  >  How about creating that ipython1 project in launchpad now? I don't
>  >  think we should have those branches in IPython project, it gets kinda
>  >  messy as the code bases are not related (yet).
>
>  What branches.  You probably mean the old saw/chainsaw branches.
>  Those are long dead, and for a while now we have been working from a
>  top-level ipython1 repo that has its own branches/tags:
>
>  http://ipython.scipy.org/ipython/ipython/browser/ipython1
>
>  But, I am getting close to creating an ipython1 lp branch.  My plans
>  are as follows:
>
>  * Finish updating the documentation to reflect the recent changes I
>  have been making
>  * Merge back into the ipython1 trunk.
>  * update the version of ipython1 to 0.3
>  * Create a launchpad branch for ipython1
>  * Make an announcement to ipython-dev about this.
>



>  In other news, I have a good start of setting up a really nice way of
>  using RST files for documentation.  I am almost done converting the
>  ipython1 docs to this format.  This should make things much easier for
>  all of us.
>  More details to follow.

Excellent! I have been waiting for this, and can start fixing the docs
for ipython-stable as well...

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