[AstroPy] Plan to port astropy to python3?

Michael Droettboom mdroe at stsci.edu
Mon Jun 13 09:02:31 EDT 2011

On 06/08/2011 11:26 AM, Mark Sienkiewicz wrote:
> Peter Erwin wrote:
>> So Xavier Gnata's "numpy,scipy,matplotlib and pyfits are now working with python3"
>> should perhaps be interpreted as "these packages are either working with Python 3,
>> or there is active development on Python 3 versions" ... which is arguably reason enough
>> to start thinking about Python 3 versions of other things.
> I thought to ask because I saw yet another statement that implied that
> numpy/scipy/matplotlib were all ready for python 3, but in truth
> matplotlib isn't there yet.
It is there and passing all regression tests in the git repo, just not 
in the latest release.  This py3 support will most likely be in the next 
release, though there is no schedule for that.


Michael Droettboom
Science Software Branch
Space Telescope Science Institute
Baltimore, Maryland, USA

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