[Numpy-discussion] Uncomfortable with matrix change

Jarrod Millman millman@berkeley....
Sat May 10 09:54:37 CDT 2008


On Sat, May 10, 2008 at 2:47 AM, Robert Kern <robert.kern@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sat, May 10, 2008 at 4:35 AM, Jarrod Millman <millman@berkeley.edu> wrote:
>
>> However, we will be releasing 1.2 in a few months and it will be
>> entirely possible to break the matrices API then if there is an
>> agreement that it still needs to be done.
>
> Please, let's have a firm policy of having a DeprecationWarning for at
> least one revision of 1.x before breaking something in 1.x+1.

+1
I agree.  Let's pretend I said "... it will be entirely possible to a
DeprecationWarning for the matrices API with the 1.2 release and
switching to the a new API in 1.3 (if there is an agreement as to what
the new behavior should be before the 1.2 release) ...".

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