[SciPy-dev] Next SciPy release

Darren Dale dd55 at cornell.edu
Fri Jul 21 09:41:32 CDT 2006


On Friday 21 July 2006 10:27, Ravikiran Rajagopal wrote:
> On Friday 21 July 2006 05:24, Andrew Straw wrote:
> > Technically, yes, this violates the principle that the temporal  
> > sequence of version numbers should also sort with setuptools or  
> > debian's dpkg or whatever. (scipy numbered 0.5.0.x after the 0.4.9  
> > svn versions but that temporally precedes the 0.5.0b series would  
> > sort after the 0.5.0b series). However, I'd rather deal with that  
> > than break the 2:1 ratio that has happened with the release version  
> > numbers, which would be particularly nice to have at 1.0/0.5.
>
> Please, no.

I agree that breaking from standard versioning practice in order to maintain 
the 2:1 ratio would be a mistake. You suggested the ratio would be broken 
soon enough after the release of numpy-1.0 anyway. Just my opinion.

Darren


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