[SciPy-Dev] Target date for 0.10 release
Thu Aug 18 03:16:01 CDT 2011
On Thu, Aug 18, 2011 at 8:58 AM, Ralf Gommers
> On Thu, Aug 18, 2011 at 2:13 AM, Pauli Virtanen <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> On Wed, 17 Aug 2011 18:08:12 -0500, Warren Weckesser wrote:
>> > Just checking: the roadmap (http://projects.scipy.org/scipy/roadmap)
>> > says Sept. 30 for the release of 0.10. Is that still the plan?
>> Possibly -- there are already some new features and bugfixes.
> The 0.10 release notes are still a bit sparse. A few things that should be
> in there but aren't yet:
> - Lomb-Scargle periodogram
> - firwin types III/IV
> - update to CODATA 2010
> - deprecated lib.blas & some cleanup in linalg.blas
> I also checked the pending deprecations/removals. The only deprecated items
in 0.9 were the following nonlinear solvers:
- ``broyden_modified`` (bad performance)
- ``broyden1_modified`` (bad performance)
- ``broyden_generalized`` (equivalent to ``anderson``)
- ``anderson2`` (equivalent to ``anderson``)
- ``broyden3`` (obsoleted by new limited-memory broyden methods)
- ``vackar`` (renamed to ``diagbroyden``)
Can these be removed?
There are also quite a few open pull requests. Here are some that I think
> are in good shape and would be good to merge before a first beta:
> 4: more stable BLAS routines for euclidean norm
> 11: support for Harwell-Boeing format
> 21: discrete state-space, transfer function and LTI systems
> 35: add description of public API and import guidelines
> 48: chkfinite flags for linalg functions
> 52: logit/expit functions
>> the crash-bugs that occur in the iterative solvers on OSX (but not on
>> other platforms) in my opinion are a blocker that should be solved
>> before release.
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