[Numpy-discussion] Fwd: [numfocus] Grants up to $3k available to NumFOCUS projects (sponsored & affiliated)

Chris Barker chris.barker at noaa.gov
Mon Mar 27 11:21:37 EDT 2017

On Mon, Mar 27, 2017 at 3:33 AM, Julian Taylor <
jtaylor.debian at googlemail.com> wrote:

> - add ascii/latin1 dtype to support a compact python3 string array,
> deprecate 's' dtype which has different meaning in python2 and 3
> This one is probably too big for 3k though.

probably -- but not THAT big -- it seems pretty straightforward to me.

The bigger challenge is deciding what to do -- the bikeshedding -- and the
backward incompatibility issues. IIRC, when this came up on the list, there
was nothing like consensus on exactly what to do and how to do it.



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