[Numpy-discussion] Removing datetime support for 1.4.x series ?

Matthew Brett matthew.brett@gmail....
Mon Feb 8 16:12:31 CST 2010


On Mon, Feb 8, 2010 at 2:05 PM, Jarrod Millman <millman@berkeley.edu> wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 8, 2010 at 1:57 PM, Charles R Harris
> <charlesr.harris@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Should the release containing the datetime/hasobject changes be called
>> a) 1.5.0
>> b) 2.0.0
> My vote goes to b.

I guess Travis' point is that 2.0 implies rather large feature
difference from - say 1.0.0 - and this isn't the case.    On the other
hand, I don't see what substantial difference that makes in the long
run - we can always go to 3.0 for a big rewrite and I don't think
we'll use any users as a result.  On the other hand we might lose
users from an ABI change not easily predicted from the version
numbering.   I guess what I'm saying is we have lots of integers left,
and they are cheap, and I'd also vote for using one up to get round
this little hurdle.



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