[Numpy-discussion] Making numpy sensible: backward compatibility please

Anthony Scopatz scopatz@gmail....
Fri Sep 28 20:25:35 CDT 2012


On Fri, Sep 28, 2012 at 7:44 PM, Fernando Perez <fperez.net@gmail.com>wrote:

> On Fri, Sep 28, 2012 at 3:11 PM, Charles R Harris
> <charlesr.harris@gmail.com> wrote:
> > Bitch, bitch, bitch. Look, I know you are pissed and venting a bit, but
> this
> > problem could have been detected and reported 6 months ago, that is,
> unless
> > it is new due to development on your end.
>
> It would be great if we could keep these kinds of comments out of  our
> regular discourse.
>

+1, I think we should endeavor to have a respectful and welcoming community.


>
> Gael's email was a calmly composed, friendly and balanced view from
> someone developing widely used code (sklearn) and using numpy daily
> for production work.  He also happens to be a member of this
> community from long ago, so I'm sure he'll know to ignore the above
> and won't be deterred from providing feedback again in the future when
> necessary.
>
> But if newcomers find that the feedback they provide on this list with
> real-world issues is met with replies like the above, I suspect it
> will greatly diminish the likelihood they will engage us.  Numpy will
> overall be hurt as a project.
>
> Chuck, I'd like to encourage you to use a more civil discourse and
> dispense with the unnecessarily aggressive angles.
>
> Regards,
>
> f
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