[Numpy-discussion] Proposal of timeline for dropping Python 2.7 support

Robert McLeod robbmcleod at gmail.com
Mon Nov 13 13:08:03 EST 2017

On Mon, Nov 13, 2017 at 7:47 AM, Matthias Bussonnier <
bussonniermatthias at gmail.com> wrote:

> > For this to be efficient, it should be done soon enough to allow
> downstream projects to adapt their requirements.txt.
> > Release managers: how much more effort would it be to upload current
> numpy to both numpy and numpylts?
> I'm not quite sure I see the point. you would ask downstream to change
> `numpy` to `numpylts` instead of  `numpy` to `numpy<2` ?
> Also I think then you have the risk of having for example pandas
> saying `numpy<2` and scipy saying `numpylts` and now the pasckages are
> incompatible ?

 The trouble is PyPi doesn't allow multiple branches.  So if you upload
NumPy 2.0 wheels, then you cannot turn around and upload 1.18.X bug-fix
patches.  At least, this is my understanding of PyPi.

Robert McLeod, Ph.D.
robbmcleod at gmail.com
robbmcleod at protonmail.com
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