[Cython] Cython 0.15 release

Stefan Behnel stefan_ml at behnel.de
Wed Jul 20 11:47:25 CEST 2011

mark florisson, 20.07.2011 11:40:
> On 20 July 2011 11:26, Stefan Behnel wrote:
>> mark florisson, 20.07.2011 10:51:
>>> On 20 July 2011 02:32, Robert Bradshaw wrote:
>>>> We're long overdue for a release, and this week would be a good one
>>>> for me to push one out. Hudson
>>>> https://sage.math.washington.edu:8091/hudson is looking in pretty good
>>>> shape, and though I know we've got a big pile of stuff currently in
>>>> progress, we've also got a big backlog of stuff to get out. I'd like
>>>> to finish looking at https://github.com/cython/cython/pull/38 , are
>>>> there any other changes that people want to urgently get in? Also,
>>>> I've started http://wiki.cython.org/ReleaseNotes-0.15 , feel free to
>>>> edit if you think anything should be highlighted.
>>> I think cpdef enum is a rather small but still very useful change for
>>> many people.
>> Did we agree on the right syntax yet? We should be sure about that before
>> adding a new syntax feature to the language that we won't be able to change
>> later on.
> I think we settled on the syntax in the thread called Cython .pxd
> introspection: listing defined constants, when Trevor was working on
> it: http://mail.python.org/pipermail/cython-devel/2011-February/000035.html
> It does look like the most sensible syntax to me, as cpdef is about
> exposing C/Cython-only stuff to Python.

Ok. Does the current implementation raise syntax errors where appropriate, 
in order to prevent the syntax from allowing to be applied in unwanted 
places? What about the "cdef extern: ... cpdef enum" case? Is that to be 

I know I'm being pedantic here, but these things matter.


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