[Numpy-discussion] Upcoming 1.8 release.

Matthew Brett matthew.brett@gmail....
Thu Aug 15 17:16:41 CDT 2013


Hi,

On Thu, Aug 15, 2013 at 1:04 PM, Ralf Gommers <ralf.gommers@gmail.com> wrote:
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> On Thu, Aug 15, 2013 at 9:31 PM, Matthew Brett <matthew.brett@gmail.com>
> wrote:
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>> Hi,
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>> On Thu, Aug 15, 2013 at 12:28 PM, Charles R Harris
>> <charlesr.harris@gmail.com> wrote:
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>> > On Thu, Aug 15, 2013 at 1:22 PM, Matthew Brett <matthew.brett@gmail.com>
>> > wrote:
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>> >> Hi,
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>> >> On Thu, Aug 15, 2013 at 12:10 PM, Ralf Gommers <ralf.gommers@gmail.com>
>> >> wrote:
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>> >> > On Thu, Aug 15, 2013 at 3:42 PM, Charles R Harris
>> >> > <charlesr.harris@gmail.com> wrote:
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>> >> >> Hi All,
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>> >> >> I'm thinking of making the 1.8.x branch next Sunday. Any complaints,
>> >> >> thoughts?
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>> >> > First thought: thanks a lot for doing this.
>> >>
>> >> I'm afraid I don't understand the discussion on timezones in
>> >> datetime64, but I have the impression that those who do think it needs
>> >> an urgent decision and some action for the short term.  Is that right,
>> >> datetimers?
>> >>
>> >> If that's so, and there are worthwhile changes that are practical in
>> >> the next few weeks, it seems reasonable to wait.
>> >>
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>> > My impression is that we will have something for 1.9. If it comes in for
>> > 1.8, fine. But I think it is still under development. Hopefully the 1.9
>> > release will come out next spring.
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>> OK - then I guess you are saying it is up you, our datetimer friends,
>> to make a proposal and timetable and implementation, if y'all think it
>> can be done in the next few weeks,
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> My impression: there's a reasonable amount of agreement on what has to be
> done, but no one has stepped up to do the work. It doesn't look like
> something that should block a release, because there's not a huge amount of
> interest and the API is already labeled 'experimental'. So I don't really
> see an issue in releasing 1.8 with the same behavior as 1.7.

Chris B - are you the point man on this one?  What do you think?

Cheers,

Matthew


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