[Numpy-discussion] Created NumPy 1.7.x branch

Travis Oliphant travis@continuum...
Tue Jun 26 00:20:58 CDT 2012


On Jun 26, 2012, at 12:09 AM, Fernando Perez wrote:

> On Mon, Jun 25, 2012 at 9:48 PM, Travis Oliphant <travis@continuum.io> wrote:
>> I agree a decision needs to be made.   I think we will need to break the ABI.    At this point, I don't know of any pressing features that would require it short of NumPy 2.0.
> 
> Sorry, I don't quite know how to parse the above, do you mean:
> 
> 1. We will need to break ABI in the upcoming 1.7 release
> 
> or
> 
> 2. We will need to be more willing to accept ABI breakages in .Y
> releases (in X.Y convention)

Eventually we will need to break the ABI.   We might as well wait until 2.0 at this point.    

-Travis



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