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

David Cournapeau david@silveregg.co...
Sun Feb 7 19:53:26 CST 2010


Darren Dale wrote:
> 
> Why can't this be called 2.0beta, with a __version__ like 1.9.96? I
> don't understand the reluctance to follow numpy's own established
> conventions.

Mostly because 2.0 conveys the idea that there are significant new 
features, and because it would allow breaking the API as well. I would 
rather avoid missing this opportunity by making a 2.0 just to allow 
breaking the ABI without significantly reviewing our C API.

cheers,

David


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