[Numpy-discussion] Removing datetime support for 1.4.x series ?

Robert Kern robert.kern@gmail....
Tue Feb 2 21:18:48 CST 2010


On Tue, Feb 2, 2010 at 21:08, David Cournapeau <david@silveregg.co.jp> wrote:
> Robert Kern wrote:
>> On Tue, Feb 2, 2010 at 20:23, Neil Martinsen-Burrell <nmb@wartburg.edu> wrote:
>>This is useful feature for more than just datetime
>> support and should be complete and useful at this time.
>
> Couldn't this be kept independently of the datetime support ? At least
> as far as the PyArray_ArrFuncs is concerned, that's the datime type
> which broke the ABI, not the metadata. Does the metadata support needs
> anything else besides the metadata pointer in the descriptor structure ?

There are a number of other code changes beyond just the pointer, yes,
but the PyArray_ArrFuncs is not one of them.

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Robert Kern

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