[Numpy-discussion] Release of NumPy

Robert Kern robert.kern@gmail....
Tue Apr 15 01:38:45 CDT 2008


On Tue, Apr 15, 2008 at 1:33 AM, Jarrod Millman <millman@berkeley.edu> wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 14, 2008 at 10:54 PM, Alan G Isaac <aisaac@american.edu> wrote:
>  > On Mon, 14 Apr 2008, Charles R Harris apparently wrote:
>  >  > Let's not rush 1.1, then.
>  >
>  >  Will matrix behavior change in 1.1, as discussed from time
>  >  to time?  Perhaps it just takes a very small change in __getitem__:
>  >  <URL:http://www.mail-archive.com/numpy-discussion@scipy.org/msg07363.html>
>
>  Given that the next release will be 1.1, I think it is reasonable to
>  include a few additional API breaks.

-lots. I don't want to break API compatibility again no matter what
version number we bump to, 1.1, 2.0, or 24. It is simply not okay to
do this again and again.

-- 
Robert Kern

"I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless
enigma that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as
though it had an underlying truth."
 -- Umberto Eco


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