[Cython] 0.17

mark florisson markflorisson88 at gmail.com
Sun May 6 20:41:04 CEST 2012

On 6 May 2012 19:29, Vitja Makarov <vitja.makarov at gmail.com> wrote:
> 2012/5/6 Dag Sverre Seljebotn <d.s.seljebotn at astro.uio.no>:
>> On 05/06/2012 04:28 PM, mark florisson wrote:
>>> Hey,
>>> I think we already have quite a bit of functionality (nearly) ready,
>>> after merging some pending pull requests maybe it will be a good time
>>> for a 0.17 release? I think it would be good to also document to what
>>> extent pypy support works, what works and what doesn't. Stefan, since
>>> you added a large majority of the features, would you want to be the
>>> release manager?
>>> In summary, the following pull requests should likely go in
>>>     - array.array support (unless further discussion prevents that)
>>>     - fused types runtime buffer dispatch
>>>     - newaxis
>>>     - more?
>> Sounds more like a 0.16.1? (Did we have any rules for that -- except the
>> obvious one that breaking backwards compatibility in noticeable ways has to
>> increment the major?)
>> Dag
>>> The memoryview documentation should also be reworked a bit. Matthew,
>>> are you still willing to have a go at that? Otherwise I can clean up
>>> the mess first, some things are no longer true and simply outdated,
>>> and then have a second opinion.
> +1, I think that 0.16 has some bugs and we should make a bugfix release.
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Stefan bumped the version number to 0.17pre a while back, we had a
discussion about this before that. I think the features are large
enough to warrant a major release. If we do want a bugfix release,
we'll probably have to cherrypick the fixes over, that would be fine
as well.

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