[Numpy-discussion] Release of NumPy
Tue Apr 15 02:41:18 CDT 2008
On Tue, Apr 15, 2008 at 2:31 AM, Jon Wright <email@example.com> wrote:
> Alan G Isaac wrote:
> > 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://firstname.lastname@example.org/msg07363.html>
> Quoting from:
> Executive summary: Python 2.6 and 3.0 finals are planned for September
> 3, 2008.
> In the event that there really is a valid reason to change the API (much
> like serial killers have their own valid reasons for their crimes...).
> Why not finalise that perfect API for the python3.0 build, when everyone
> is expecting code to change for 3K? Name them numpy3.x.x to match the
> python major version.
The Python community has been begging package owners *not* to do this.
That would impose yet another hurdle to the adoption of Python 3.0.
"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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