[Numpy-discussion] Status of NumPy and Python 3.3

Nathaniel Smith njs@pobox....
Fri Jul 27 05:24:32 CDT 2012

On Fri, Jul 27, 2012 at 9:28 AM, David Cournapeau <cournape@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 27, 2012 at 7:30 AM, Travis Oliphant <travis@continuum.io> wrote:
>> Hey all,
>> I'm wondering who has tried to make NumPy work with Python 3.3.   The Unicode handling was significantly improved in Python 3.3 and the array-scalar code (which assumed a certain structure for UnicodeObjects) is not working now.
>> It would be nice to get 1.7.0 working with Python 3.3 if possible before the release.     Anyone interested in tackling that little challenge?   If someone has already tried it would be nice to hear your experience.
> Given that we're late with 1.7, I would suggest passing this to the
> next release, unless the fix is simple (just a change of API).

IMO, it's not a regression so it's not a release blocker. Of course we
should release the fix whenever it's ready (in 1.7 if it's ready by
then, else in 1.7.1), but we shouldn't hold up the release for it.


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