[Numpy-discussion] Going toward time-based release ?
Mon May 12 15:42:46 CDT 2008
On Mon, May 12, 2008 at 12:05 PM, Eric Firing <email@example.com> wrote:
> As one who pushed for the MA transition, I appreciate your suggestion.
> It may have one unintended consequence, however, that may cause more
> trouble than it saves: it may lead to more situations where the ma
> versions are unintentionally mixed. This will probably work if an
> old_ma array ends up as input for a new_ma function, but the reverse
> often will not work correctly.
Good point. I now agree that it is best to avoid having the old code
accessible via np.core.ma. If the old code is only accessible via
np.oldnumeric, then I don't see any reason to add a deprecation
warning since it is kind of implied by placing it in np.oldnumeric.
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