[SciPy-dev] Status of 1.0 release and website?

Jonathan Taylor jonathan.taylor at utoronto.ca
Mon Jan 30 19:11:48 CST 2006


Interesting... I get the feeling of feature completeness.  Maybe we
should think about having the next release being 0.9 or something
indicating that we are in the final stages to make a 1.0 release.

Just a thought.

J.

On 1/30/06, Travis Oliphant <oliphant.travis at ieee.org> wrote:
> Jonathan Taylor wrote:
> > I am wondering what needs to happen before a 1.0 release of both numpy
> > and scipy?
>
> For a 1.0 release of numpy:
>
> In terms of features.  The only thing I see as necessary is that array
> scalars have their own math defined so that they don't go through the
> full ufunc machinery.   This is probably about 20-40 hours of work.
>
> I would also like to see a numcompat module that allows numarray users
> to compile their C-extensions with a simple include file change.   Also,
> a convert_numarraycode.py module would be useful for converting Python
> code.
>
> Mostly, though, I would like to see more people using NumPy in different
> circumstances so that we get the bugs worked out and needed C-API
> changes before going to 1.0.   This is the process that may take several
> months as I see it.
>
> -Travis
>
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