[Numpy-discussion] C-API change for 1.2

Travis E. Oliphant oliphant@enthought....
Mon Aug 18 11:21:53 CDT 2008


David Cournapeau wrote:
> On Sat, Aug 16, 2008 at 11:59 PM, David Cournapeau <cournape@gmail.com> wrote:
>   
>> On Sat, Aug 16, 2008 at 11:16 PM, Charles R Harris
>> <charlesr.harris@gmail.com> wrote:
>>     
>>> I'm slowly coming to the conviction that there should be no C-ABI changes in
>>> 1.2.
>>>       
>> It does not make sense to revert those changes anymore,
>>     
>
> Actually, I did not follow the discussion when this change happened,
> but it does not look difficult to change the code such as we do not
> break the ABI. Instead of replacing the flag, we can put it at the
> end, and deprecate (but not remove) the old one.
>
> Would anyone be strongly against that ?
>   
No, we could do that.

-Travis



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