[Numpy-discussion] Numpy 2.0 schedule

Charles R Harris charlesr.harris at gmail.com
Tue Jan 25 20:12:16 EST 2011

On Tue, Jan 25, 2011 at 6:05 PM, David <david at silveregg.co.jp> wrote:

> On 01/26/2011 01:42 AM, Charles R Harris wrote:
> > Hi All,
> >
> > Just thought it was time to start discussing a release schedule for
> > numpy 2.0 so we have something to aim at. I'm thinking sometime in the
> > period April-June might be appropriate. There is a lot coming with the
> > next release: the Enthought's numpy refactoring, Mark's float16 and
> > iterator work, and support for IronPython. How do things look to the
> > folks involved in those projects?
> One thing which I was wondering about numpy 2.0: what's the story for
> the C-API compared to 1.x for extensions. Is it fundamentally different
> so that extensions will need to be rewritten ? I especially wonder about
> scipy and cython's codegen backend,
The C-API looks the same but anything hard coded type numbers and such will
have problems. I would like to see the initial parts of the merge go in as
early as possible so we can start chasing down any problems that turn up.

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