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

David Cournapeau cournape@gmail....
Tue Feb 2 22:46:08 CST 2010


On Wed, Feb 3, 2010 at 12:23 PM, David Cournapeau <david@silveregg.co.jp> wrote:

>
> Sorry, my question was badly worded: besides the metadata pointer, is
> there any other change related to the metadata infratructure which may
> potentially change changes the publicly exported structures ? I wonder
> whereas the metadata infrastructure can be kept in 1.4.x independently
> of the datetime support without breaking the ABI

FWIW, keeping the metadata pointer, and only removing datetime-related
things makes numpy 1.4.x backward compatible, at least as far as scipy
is concerned. So it seems the PyArray_Funcs change is the only
ABI-incompatible change.

David


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