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

josef.pktd@gmai... josef.pktd@gmai...
Sat Feb 6 07:29:06 CST 2010


On Sat, Feb 6, 2010 at 8:07 AM, Francesc Alted <faltet@pytables.org> wrote:
> A Saturday 06 February 2010 13:17:22 David Cournapeau escrigué:
>> On Sat, Feb 6, 2010 at 4:07 PM, Travis Oliphant <oliphant@enthought.com>
> wrote:
>> > I think this plan is the least disruptive and satisfies the concerns
>> > of all parties in the discussion.  The other plans that have been
>> > proposed do not address my concerns of keeping the date-time changes
>>
>> In that regard, your proposal is very similar to what was suggested at
>> the beginning - the difference is only whether breaking at 1.4.x or
>> 1.5.x.
>
> I'm thinking why should we so conservative in raising version numbers?  Why
> not relabeling 1.4.0 to 2.0 and mark 1.4.0 as a broken release?  Then, we can
> continue by putting everything except ABI breaking features in 1.4.1.  With
> this, NumPy 2.0 will remain available for people wanting to be more on-the-
> bleeding-edge.  Something similar to what has happened with Python 3.0, which
> has not prevented the 2.x series to evolve.
>
> How this sounds?

I think breaking with 1.5 sounds good because it starts the second
part of the 1.x series.
2.0 could be for the big overhaul that David has in mind, unless it
will not be necessary anymore

Josef

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