[Numpy-discussion] A minor milestone

Andrew Nelson andyfaff at gmail.com
Sat Sep 8 01:16:22 EDT 2018

>  but on Travis I install it half a dozen times every day.

Good point. I wonder if there's any way to take that into account when
considering whether to drop versions.

On Sat, 8 Sep 2018 at 15:14, Nathaniel Smith <njs at pobox.com> wrote:

> On Fri, Sep 7, 2018 at 6:33 PM, Charles R Harris
> <charlesr.harris at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Thanks for the link. It would be nice to improve the Windows numbers,
> Linux
> > is still very dominant. I suppose that might be an artifact of the
> systems
> > used by developers as opposed to end users. It would be a different open
> > source world if Microsoft had always released their compilers for free
> and
> > kept them current with the evolving ISO specs.
> Well, keep in mind also that it's counting installs, not users...
> people destroy and reinstall Linux systems a *lot* more often than
> they do Windows/macOS systems, what with clouds and containers and CI
> systems and all. On my personal laptop I install numpy maybe once per
> release, but on Travis I install it half a dozen times every day.
> -n
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