[Numpy-discussion] Python2.4 support
Sun Dec 7 15:34:31 CST 2008
On Dec 7, 2008, at 4:21 PM, Jarrod Millman wrote:
> NumPy 1.3.x should work with Python 2.4, 2.5, and 2.6. At some point
> we can drop 2.4, but I would like to wait a bit since we just dropped
> 2.3 support. The timeline is on the trac site:
OK, great, thanks a lot.
>> * Talking about 1.3.x, what's the timeline? Are we still shooting for
>> a release in 2008 or could we wait till mid Jan. 2009 ?
> I am fine with pushing the release back, if there is interest in doing
> that. I have been mainly focusing on getting SciPy 0.7.x out, so I
> haven't been following the NumPy development closely. But it is good
> that you are asking for more concrete details about the next NumPy
> release. We need to start making plans. Does anyone have any
> suggestions about whether we should push the release back? Is 1 month
> long enough? What is left to do?
Well, on my side, there's some doc to be updated, of course. Then, I'd
like to put the rec_functions that were developed in matplotlib to
manipulate recordarrays. I haven't started yet, might be able to do so
before the end of the year (not much to do, just a clean up and some
examples). And what should we do with the genloadtxt function ?
> Please feel free to update the release notes, which are checked into
> the trunk:
Will do in good time.
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