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

Darren Dale dsdale24@gmail....
Mon Feb 8 20:50:20 CST 2010

On Mon, Feb 8, 2010 at 7:52 PM, Robert Kern <robert.kern@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 8, 2010 at 18:43, Darren Dale <dsdale24@gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Mon, Feb 8, 2010 at 7:25 PM, Robert Kern <robert.kern@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Here's the problem that I don't think many people appreciate: logical
>>> arguments suck just as much as personal experience in answering these
>>> questions. You can make perfectly structured arguments until you are
>>> blue in the face, but without real data to premise them on, they are
>>> no better than the gut feelings. They can often be significantly worse
>>> if the strength of the logic gets confused with the strength of the
>>> premise.
>> If I recall correctly, the convention of not breaking ABI
>> compatibility in minor releases was established in response to the
>> last ABI compatibility break. Am I wrong?
> I'm not sure how this relates to the material quoted of me, but no,
> you're not wrong.

Just trying to provide historical context to support the strength of
the premise.


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