[Numpy-discussion] Created NumPy 1.7.x branch

Charles R Harris charlesr.harris at gmail.com
Thu Jun 21 09:07:25 EDT 2012

On Thu, Jun 21, 2012 at 4:11 AM, Travis Oliphant <travis at continuum.io>wrote:

> Hey all,
> I made a branch called with_maskna and then merged Nathaniel's PR which
> removes the mask_na support from master.  I then applied a patch to fix the
> boolean indexing problem reported by Ralf.
> I then created a NumPy 1.7.x maintenance branch from which the release of
> NumPy 1.7 will be made.   Ondrej Certik and I will be managing the release
> of NumPy 1.7.   Ondrej is the author of SymPy and has agreed to help get
> NumPy 1.7 out the door.   Thanks, Ondrej for being willing to help in this
> way.
> In principal only bug-fixes should be pushed to the NumPy 1.7 branch at
> this point.   The target is to make a release of NumPy 1.7.x by July 9th.
> The schedule we will work for is:
> RC1 -- June 25
> RC2 -- July  5
> Release -- July 13
> NumPy 1.7 is a significant release and has several changes many of which
> are documented in the release notes.    Several new code paths were added
> which can have a subtle impact on code.   As we make the release
> candidates, it will be very helpful to receive as much feedback as possible
> on how any changes affect your code.   We will work on the release notes
> over the coming weeks so that they have as much information as possible.
> After NumPy 1.7, there is a NumPy 1.8 planned for later this year.
Hmm, I was going to add the type specific sorts for object and structured

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