[Numpy-discussion] 1.6: branching and release notes

Robert Kern robert.kern at gmail.com
Sun Mar 13 22:40:31 EDT 2011

On Sun, Mar 13, 2011 at 21:23, Mark Wiebe <mwwiebe at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sun, Mar 13, 2011 at 1:22 AM, Ralf Gommers <ralf.gommers at googlemail.com>
> wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> On Tuesday (~2am GMT) I plan to create the 1.6.x branch and tag the
>> first beta. So please get your last commits for 1.6 in by Monday
>> evening.
>> Also, please review and add to the 1.6.0 release notes. I put in
>> headers for several items that need a few lines in the notes, I hope
>> this can be filled in by the authors of those features (Charles:
>> Legendre polynomials, Pearu: assumed shape arrays, Mark: a bunch of
>> stuff).
> I've added a few more things, and made a small change to the iterator
> construction API that I've discovered is useful, but would be more difficult
> to do later. The Python exposure of the iterator is renamed from 'newiter'
> to 'nditer', is that a reasonable name or does anyone have a better
> suggestion?

+1. As a general rule, never name anything "new".

Robert Kern

"I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless
enigma that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as
though it had an underlying truth."
  -- Umberto Eco

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