[Numpy-discussion] Created NumPy 1.7.x branch
Charles R Harris
Thu Jun 21 08:10:12 CDT 2012
On Thu, Jun 21, 2012 at 7:07 AM, Charles R Harris <email@example.com
> On Thu, Jun 21, 2012 at 4:11 AM, Travis Oliphant <firstname.lastname@example.org>wrote:
>> Hey all,
>> I made a branch called with_maskna and then merged Nathaniel's PR which
>> removes the mask_na support from master. I then applied a patch to fix the
>> boolean indexing problem reported by Ralf.
>> I then created a NumPy 1.7.x maintenance branch from which the release of
>> NumPy 1.7 will be made. Ondrej Certik and I will be managing the release
>> of NumPy 1.7. Ondrej is the author of SymPy and has agreed to help get
>> NumPy 1.7 out the door. Thanks, Ondrej for being willing to help in this
>> In principal only bug-fixes should be pushed to the NumPy 1.7 branch at
>> this point. The target is to make a release of NumPy 1.7.x by July 9th.
>> The schedule we will work for is:
>> RC1 -- June 25
>> RC2 -- July 5
>> Release -- July 13
>> NumPy 1.7 is a significant release and has several changes many of which
>> are documented in the release notes. Several new code paths were added
>> which can have a subtle impact on code. As we make the release
>> candidates, it will be very helpful to receive as much feedback as possible
>> on how any changes affect your code. We will work on the release notes
>> over the coming weeks so that they have as much information as possible.
>> After NumPy 1.7, there is a NumPy 1.8 planned for later this year.
> Hmm, I was going to add the type specific sorts for object and structured
Also, there is some additional cleanup that needs to be done for macros.
Probably it would have been helpful to schedule the branch for a week or
two in the future so we could all get the little odds and ends fixed up
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