[Numpy-discussion] Plans for Numpy 1.4.0 and scipy 0.8.0

Charles R Harris charlesr.harris@gmail....
Sun Jun 21 10:42:18 CDT 2009


On Sun, Jun 21, 2009 at 8:55 AM, Darren Dale<dsdale24@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sun, Jun 21, 2009 at 10:38 AM, John Reid <j.reid@mail.cryst.bbk.ac.uk>
> wrote:
>>
>> David Cournapeau wrote:
>> > (Continuing the discussion initiated in the neighborhood iterator
>> > thread)
>> >     - Chuck suggested to drop python < 2.6 support from now on. I am
>> > against it without a very strong and detailed rationale, because many OS
>> > still don't have python 2.6 (RHEL, Ubuntu LTS).
>>
>> I vote against dropping support for python 2.5. Personally I have no
>> incentive to upgrade to 2.6 and am very happy with 2.5.
>
> Will requiring python-2.6 help the developers port numpy to python-3?
>

Can't really say at this point, but it is the suggested path to
python-3. I raised the point to start a discussion. My thoughts are
that we need to make the move at some point next year.

Chuck


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