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

Andreas Mueller t3kcit at gmail.com
Thu Jul 28 12:10:03 EDT 2016

On 07/28/2016 12:03 PM, Matthew Brett wrote:
> Hi,
> On Wed, Jul 27, 2016 at 10:08 PM, Andreas Mueller <t3kcit at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi Daniel.
>> This hasn't been brought up before so there is no "official position".
>> I am generally in favor, though I'm not sure how doable it is.
>> We are generally pretty generous in accepting all kinds of inputs, and many
>> of our options can have different types: (None, int, float, string,
>> nd-array) is relatively common as a type for an option.
>> As we still support 2.6, we would need to do comments or external files.
> Given numpy has dropped support for 2.6, maybe it would be reasonable
> for scikit-learn to do the same, to make this process easier?
How would it change the process?
We have been discussing this. My stance is that we should drop it
as soon as it creates a major nuisance, but not just for the sake
of dropping it.

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