[Numpy-discussion] Should we make the master branch backward compatible.

Pauli Virtanen pav at iki.fi
Fri Jan 28 05:26:27 EST 2011

Thu, 27 Jan 2011 20:46:22 -0700, Charles R Harris wrote:
> Mark Wiebe has proposed making the master branch backward compatible
> with 1.5. The argument for doing this is that 1) removing the new bits
> for new releases is a chore as the refactor schedule slips and 2) the
> new ABI isn't settled and keeping the current code in won't help with
> the merge. Mark thinks it is possible to keep the datetime types along
> with the new half types while restoring backward compatibility, and if
> so we won't lose anything by making the change. I'm in favor of this
> change, but I may have overlooked something. Thoughts?

+1 from me, if that is possible.


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