[scikit-learn] Is there any official position on PEP484/mypy?

Andreas Mueller t3kcit at gmail.com
Tue Aug 2 14:12:17 EDT 2016

On 08/02/2016 01:48 PM, Gael Varoquaux wrote:
>> * One relevant consequence is that, to add annotations on the code,
>> scikit-learn should depend on the "typing"[1] module which contains some of the
>> basic names imported and used in annotations. It's a stdlib module in python
>> 3.5, but the PyPI package backports it to python 2.7 and newer (I'm not sure
>> how it works with Python 2.6, which might be an issue)
> I am afraid that this is going to be a problem: we have a no dependency
> policy (beyond numpy and scipy).
I still think this is a point we should discuss further ;)

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