[Numpy-discussion] Python2.4 support
Sun Dec 7 23:42:53 CST 2008
Jarrod Millman wrote:
> On Sun, Dec 7, 2008 at 12:02 PM, Pierre GM <email@example.com> wrote:
>> * What versions of Python should be supported by what version of
>> numpy ? Are we to expect users to rely on Python2.5 for the upcoming
>> 1.3.x ? Could we have some kind of timeline on the trac site or
>> elsewhere (and if such a timeline exists already, can I get the link?) ?
> 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:
I am strongly against dropping 2.4 support anytime soon. I haven't seen
a strong rationale for using >= 2.5 features in numpy, supporting 2.4 is
not so hard, and 2.4 is still the default python version on many OS (mac
os X 10.4 I believe, RHEL for sure, open solaris).
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