[Numpy-discussion] Re: Numeric: Change of v24.0
oliphant at ee.byu.edu
Tue Oct 25 11:45:26 EDT 2005
Weissmann Markus wrote:
> Hi folks,
> Before beginning my rant: Thank you very much for Numeric - you're
> doing a great job!
> I'm a bit pissed as you changed the - already released tarball of
> version 24.0;
> This is a real mess, as all build systems out there have problems
> distinguishing versions,
> the correct tarballs (hashes will fail) etc.
I'm not sure what you are talking about.
The old tarball was always a beta release. It took a long time to get
the actual release out, but that is due to the lack of reports.
> I don't think this is my personal, or my projects impression, as e.
> g. Novell  & O'Reilly 
> clearly were under the impression that the old tarball was v24.0.
Then they were mistaken. It was always clearly marked as version 24b2
> Whatever happened that lead to this confusion, it would be great if
> you could at least
> make a version bump to 24.1 right now so everyone can be sure that
> 24.1 is 24.1 in contrast
> to 24.0 not being 24.0 all the time.
Someone could make a 24.1, but I don't see the need, and I'm not really
interested in doing that. I'm done with Numeric development as I've
moved to scipy core.
I'm sorry for your consternation.
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