[Numpy-discussion] numpy 2.0, what else to do?

Sebastian Haase seb.haase@gmail....
Mon Feb 15 04:20:08 CST 2010


On Mon, Feb 15, 2010 at 11:17 AM, Francesc Alted <faltet@pytables.org> wrote:
> A Sunday 14 February 2010 13:40:17 Stéfan van der Walt escrigué:
>> On 14 February 2010 01:23, David Cournapeau <cournape@gmail.com> wrote:
>> > I think that there should be absolutely no change whatsoever, for two
>> > reasons: - the release is in a few weeks, it is too late to change much.
>> > The whole datetime issue happened because the change came too late, I
>> > would hope that we avoid the same mistake.
>>
>> I agree with David; we should not rush to include any new, untested
>> features now.  That is what 2.1 is for.
>
> +1
>
> As Travis pointed out, NumPy 2.0 should mostly be a release to contain all the
> ABI changes we think we will need until NumPy 3.0 (hope that David and the
> other core developers can figure out a good way to do this).
>
>> To quote an old war poster, let's "keep calm and carry on."
>
> Exactly :-)
>
> --
Is the addition of a dict-attribute (or just a pointer to one) an ABI change ?

-S.


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