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

Charles R Harris charlesr.harris@gmail....
Sat Feb 6 07:35:21 CST 2010


On Sat, Feb 6, 2010 at 6:29 AM, <josef.pktd@gmail.com> wrote:

> 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
>
>
Well, let's just go with David then. I think the important thing is to
settle this and move on.

Chuck
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