[Numpy-discussion] Pull request: Split maskna support out of mainline into a branch

Nathaniel Smith njs at pobox.com
Thu Jun 14 12:17:30 EDT 2012

On Wed, Jun 6, 2012 at 11:08 PM, Nathaniel Smith <njs at pobox.com> wrote:
> Just submitted this pull request for discussion:
>  https://github.com/numpy/numpy/pull/297
> As per earlier discussion on the list, this PR attempts to remove
> exactly and only the maskna-related code from numpy mainline:
>  http://mail.scipy.org/pipermail/numpy-discussion/2012-May/062417.html
> The suggestion is that we merge this to master for the 1.7 release,
> and immediately "git revert" it on a branch so that it can be modified
> further without blocking the release.
> The first patch does the actual maskna removal; the second and third
> rearrange things so that PyArray_ReduceWrapper does not end up in the
> public API, for reasons described therein.
> All tests pass with Python 2.4, 2.5, 2.6, 2.7, 3.1, 3.2 on 64-bit
> Ubuntu. The docs also appear to build. Before I re-based this I also
> tested against Scipy, matplotlib, and pandas, and all were fine.

While it's tempting to think that the lack of response to this
email/PR indicates that everyone now agrees with me about how to
proceed with the NA work, I'm for some reason unconvinced...

Any objections to merging this?


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