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

Neil Martinsen-Burrell nmb@wartburg....
Tue Feb 2 21:19:47 CST 2010


On 2010-02-02 20:31 , Robert Kern wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 2, 2010 at 20:23, Neil Martinsen-Burrell <nmb@wartburg.edu> wrote:
> 
>> I don't understand Travis's comment that "datetime is just a
>> place-holder for data".
> 
> That's not a direct quote and is a misinterpretation of what he said.
> In the course of adding the datetime support, we implemented it by
> adding a general feature to dtype objects such that they can hold
> arbitrary metadata. This is useful feature for more than just datetime
> support and should be complete and useful at this time.

My apologies for the misquote.  As I said I did not understand his
comment.  Thanks for the clarification.

-Neil


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