[Numpy-discussion] 1.6: branching and release notes

Mark Wiebe mwwiebe@gmail....
Tue Mar 15 00:35:36 CDT 2011


On Mon, Mar 14, 2011 at 8:24 PM, Ralf Gommers
<ralf.gommers@googlemail.com>wrote:

> On Mon, Mar 14, 2011 at 9:11 PM, John Salvatier
> <jsalvati@u.washington.edu> wrote:
> > If they return a tuple of indexes I think 'mulitiindex' sounds quite
> good.
> > That is exactly what a multiindex is
> > (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Multi-index_notation).
> >
> > On Mon, Mar 14, 2011 at 1:14 AM, Mark Wiebe <mwwiebe@gmail.com> wrote:
> >>
> >> On Sun, Mar 13, 2011 at 11:59 PM, Ralf Gommers
> >> <ralf.gommers@googlemail.com> wrote:
> >>>
> >>> On Mon, Mar 14, 2011 at 2:22 PM, Mark Wiebe <mwwiebe@gmail.com> wrote:
> >>> > On Sun, Mar 13, 2011 at 7:47 PM, Charles R Harris
> >>> > <charlesr.harris@gmail.com> wrote:
> >>> >>
> >>> >> 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.
> >>> >
> >>> > I didn't rename the files, I can do that too.
> >>>
> >>> Hi Mark, I see you just did this, but is there anything else you
> >>> want/need to do? If it's necessary I can postpone the first beta by a
> >>> couple of days. Better that than rush things too much and end up with
> >>> an API you have reservations about.
> >>
> >> I've committed one other change I wanted, renaming
> >> NPY_ITER_NO_INNER_ITERATION to something hopefully a bit more intuitive.
> >> Nothing else was nagging at me, but it would be great if some people
> went
> >> through the iterator documentation to see if all the names fit their
> >> intuition. We should also come to a consensus on what to call index
> tuples,
> >> and rename ravel_coords, NPY_ITER_COORDS, NpyIter_GotoCoords, and
> >> NpyIter_GetGetCoords based on the chosen name.
>
> MultiIndex / multi_index works for me too. Can you rename that today
> if no one comes up with something better?


I've pushed a patch with the rename. Can someone review it to check that
it's all good?

-Mark

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