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

Matthew Brett matthew.brett@gmail....
Mon Feb 8 17:43:41 CST 2010


Hi,

>> I'm continuing only because, the discussion has generated some heat,
>> and I think part of that heat comes from the perception that the
>> excellent community spirit of the project is somewhat undermined by
>> the feeling that reasonable arguments are not being fully heard.
>
> How does one get that feeling?

Is that a real question?

>> More generally I completely agree that the decisions have to be made
>> by the people doing the work, and that I'm not one of them.   But, the
>> emphasis of the work on numpy has shifted from development to
>> maintenance, and I'm still not sure that the discussion thus far has
>> fully reflected that fact.
>
> Unfortunately, it's getting too late to address deficiencies in the
> breadth and depth of the already-too-extensive discussion. You should
> have spoken up sooner. We need to make a decision now.

I'm not asking for influence in the decision, nor am I trying to delay
the decision.

See you,

Matthew


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