[IPython-dev] Should we do an IPython 4.1 soon ?

Brian Granger ellisonbg at gmail.com
Mon Dec 14 11:47:58 EST 2015

I agree that we should release it soon, but let's get the notebook out
the door first.

On Mon, Dec 14, 2015 at 4:39 AM, MinRK <benjaminrk at gmail.com> wrote:
> Given the resources involved in getting notebook-4.1 out the door, I think
> we should probably focus on that and wait on starting the IPython release
> process until notebook-4.1 ships, but I think we can start IPython 4.1
> immediately after we ship the notebook release. I think IPython's in a
> pretty releasable state right now, so it shouldn't take long to ship IPython
> 4.1.
> -MinRK
> On Mon, Dec 14, 2015 at 12:58 PM, Matthias Bussonnier
> <bussonniermatthias at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> With the separation of the multiple project, as of The Big Split,
>> the pace on IPython terminal itself has been much slower than usual, with
>> relatively low number of new features, but still a few bug fixes and
>> improvement
>> here and there that users are waiting for.
>> For example no PR merged in 13 days as of this writing, and nothing
>> especially important for 4.1.
>> I propose that we release a 4.1 mostly bug fix soon (monthish ? Earlier
>> ?), and try to keep now a relatively
>> slow moving, regular minor release for the 4.x branch, like one minor
>> release every 8 weeks.
>> I’ve already put a 4.1 release for mid January in GitHub, and 4.2 2 month
>> after that.
>> I think a regular release schedule would be welcomed for us (we tend to
>> live of master and forget that end user
>> experience bugs) and for end user to know what to expect.
>> That would likely mean that any API breakage PR would be targeted as 5.0
>> branch.
>> Thoughts  ?
>> --
>> M
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Brian E. Granger
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Cal Poly State University, San Luis Obispo
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