[SciPy-User] ANN: pandas 0.4.1 release

Jerry lanceboyle@qwest....
Tue Sep 27 02:32:29 CDT 2011


On Sep 26, 2011, at 8:21 PM, Wes McKinney wrote:

> On Mon, Sep 26, 2011 at 11:00 PM, Jerry <lanceboyle@qwest.net> wrote:
>> 
>> On Sep 26, 2011, at 1:29 AM, Jeremy Sanders wrote:
>> 
>>> Wes McKinney wrote:
>>> 
>>>> I'm happy to announce the 0.4.1 pandas release, largely a bugfix
>>>> release with a handful of new features and speed optimizations. See
>>>> below or on GitHub for the full release notes. Binary installers are
>>>> on PyPI. Thanks to all for bug reports and pull requests.
>>> 
>>> It might be helpful to say what pandas is in future announcements!
>>> 
>>> https://github.com/wesm/pandas#readme
>>> """
>>> pandas is a Python package providing fast, flexible, and expressive data
>>> structures designed to make working with "relational" or "labeled" data both
>>> easy and intuitive. It aims to be the fundamental high-level building block
>>> for doing practical, real world data analysis in Python. Additionally, it
>>> has the broader goal of becoming the most powerful and flexible open source
>>> data analysis / manipulation tool available in any language. It is already
>>> well on its way toward this goal.
>>> """
>>> 
>>> Jeremy
>> 
>> Good advice for _everyone_ software announcements. One of my pet peeves.
>> Jerry
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> 
> Seriously? I'm burning the candle at both ends building high quality
> *free* software with excellent documentation and you guys are
> complaining about having to copy-and-paste a hyperlink? =P
> 
> I will certainly include a description of what the package does in
> future release e-mails. BTW a "thanks for all your hard work" along
> with the criticism would be a more tactful way to go about things!
> 
> - Wes

You're right. My apologies.
Jerry




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