[Numpy-discussion] ANN: NumPy 1.1.0
Thu May 29 09:57:34 CDT 2008
Should I replace the old numpy 1.0.4 information at
http://www.scipy.org/Download with the 1.1.0? It's still listing 1.0.4,
but I wonder if there's some compatibility with scipy 0.6 issue that
should cause it to stay at 1.0.4. In either case, I think the page
should be updated -- particularly as searching Google for "numpy
download" results in that page as the first hit.
Jarrod Millman wrote:
> I'm pleased to announce the release of NumPy 1.1.0.
> NumPy is the fundamental package needed for scientific computing with
> Python. It contains:
> * a powerful N-dimensional array object
> * sophisticated (broadcasting) functions
> * basic linear algebra functions
> * basic Fourier transforms
> * sophisticated random number capabilities
> * tools for integrating Fortran code.
> Besides it's obvious scientific uses, NumPy can also be used as an
> efficient multi-dimensional container of generic data. Arbitrary
> data-types can be defined. This allows NumPy to seamlessly and
> speedily integrate with a wide-variety of databases.
> This is the first minor release since the 1.0 release in
> October 2006. There are a few major changes, which introduce
> some minor API breakage. In addition this release includes
> tremendous improvements in terms of bug-fixing, testing, and
> For information, please see the release notes:
> Thank you to everybody who contributed to this release.
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