[SciPy-Dev] preparing for scipy 0.8 release
Wed Apr 28 19:03:16 CDT 2010
On Thu, Apr 29, 2010 at 12:08 AM, Bruce Southey <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On 04/28/2010 08:04 AM, Ralf Gommers wrote:
> I thought about it some more, and a backwards compatible release with
> numpy 1.4.1 that is also compatible with numpy 2.0 is not even possible. And
> compatibility with 1.4.0 is not nearly as useful. So two releases would
> really make sense: 0.8 built against numpy 1.4.1 and 0.9 against numpy 2.0
> with py3k compatibility.
> Here's a proposal for the release schedule:
> 30/05: create 0.8.x branch, beta available, trunk open to add py3k
> 11/06: 0.8 release candidate 1
> 22/06: 0.8 release
> 15/08: create 0.9.x branch, first beta
> 22/08: 0.9 release candidate 1
> 01/09: 0.9 release
> How does this sound?
> Why so slow for the 0.8 branch?
> I would say create the branch now or as soon as possible once you identify
> what features need to go into it. I think it is important to have a numpy
> 1.4 compatible build available so that we minimize bug reports that we know
> are fixed.
> Trunk already builds correctly against 1.4.1 (at least on my machine), so
there's not much to gain by doing this. On the other hand, all fixes and new
features added after branching would have to be applied twice...
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