[Numpy-discussion] Release of NumPy

Robert Kern robert.kern@gmail....
Tue Apr 15 01:38:45 CDT 2008

On Tue, Apr 15, 2008 at 1:33 AM, Jarrod Millman <millman@berkeley.edu> wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 14, 2008 at 10:54 PM, Alan G Isaac <aisaac@american.edu> wrote:
>  > On Mon, 14 Apr 2008, Charles R Harris apparently wrote:
>  >  > Let's not rush 1.1, then.
>  >
>  >  Will matrix behavior change in 1.1, as discussed from time
>  >  to time?  Perhaps it just takes a very small change in __getitem__:
>  >  <URL:http://www.mail-archive.com/numpy-discussion@scipy.org/msg07363.html>
>  Given that the next release will be 1.1, I think it is reasonable to
>  include a few additional API breaks.

-lots. I don't want to break API compatibility again no matter what
version number we bump to, 1.1, 2.0, or 24. It is simply not okay to
do this again and again.

Robert Kern

"I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless
enigma that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as
though it had an underlying truth."
 -- Umberto Eco

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