[Numpy-discussion] 1.6: branching and release notes

Charles R Harris charlesr.harris@gmail....
Sun Mar 13 21:47:16 CDT 2011


On Sun, Mar 13, 2011 at 8:23 PM, Mark Wiebe <mwwiebe@gmail.com> wrote:

> On Sun, Mar 13, 2011 at 1:22 AM, Ralf Gommers <ralf.gommers@googlemail.com
> > wrote:
>
>> Hi all,
>>
>> On Tuesday (~2am GMT) I plan to create the 1.6.x branch and tag the
>> first beta. So please get your last commits for 1.6 in by Monday
>> evening.
>>
>> Also, please review and add to the 1.6.0 release notes. I put in
>> headers for several items that need a few lines in the notes, I hope
>> this can be filled in by the authors of those features (Charles:
>> Legendre polynomials, Pearu: assumed shape arrays, Mark: a bunch of
>> stuff).
>>
>
> I've added a few more things, and made a small change to the iterator
> construction API that I've discovered is useful, but would be more difficult
> to do later. The Python exposure of the iterator is renamed from 'newiter'
> to 'nditer', is that a reasonable name or does anyone have a better
> suggestion?
>
>
I think nditer is fine, certainly better than newiter. I don't see where
nditer appears in the changes though, the test still uses newiter.

On the arr_ravel_coords name and the python exposure of same, I've been
thinking ravel_fancyindex might be more suggestive than ravel_coords.

Chuck
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