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From Phil Steitz <phil.ste...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [math] releasing 3.6
Date Thu, 31 Dec 2015 22:29:41 GMT
On 12/29/15 1:09 PM, Luc Maisonobe wrote:
> Le 29/12/2015 20:48, Phil Steitz a écrit :
>>
>>> On Dec 29, 2015, at 11:39 AM, Luc Maisonobe <luc@spaceroots.org>
>>> wrote:
>>>
>>> Hi all,
>>>
>>> A few weeks ago, I proposed to release 3.6. There were two points I
>>> wanted to address before that, both related to ODE. These points
>>> are now completed: the Adams methods stability issues have been
>>> fixed, and a bunch a field-based integrators are available.
>>>
>>> There are 3 issues in JIRA that are tagged for 3.6:
>>>
>>> - MATH-1281 "Median" should not extend "Percentile" - MATH-1285
>>> Description API ZipfDistribution - MATH-1308 Deprecate and remove
>>> "AbstractRandomGenerator"
>>>
>>> MATH-1281 could probably not be solved in 3.6 (or in any 3.X), so I
>>> suggest to simply retag it for 4.0 only.
>>>
>>> MATH-1285 seems complete to me, so I suggest to resolve it.
>>>
>>> MATH-1308 is more 4.0-oriented and subject to experimentation. As
>>> we can do what we want in 4.0, it seems possible to *not* deprecate
>>> the class in 3.6, even if it completely disappears in 4.0
>>> (furthermore as users probably are more concerned with the upper
>>> RandomGenerator interface or the lower specific implementations
>>> than with the intermedaite abstract class).
>>>
>>> If you agree with this, I could cut an RC as soon as tomorrow, 
>>> targeting a release for 2016-01-01 (so I would also change the 
>>> copyright years throughout the library).
>>>
>>> What do you think?
>> +1 to issue comments.
>>
>> I am working on 2 other things that I would like to get into 3.6 if
>> possible.
>>
>> 1. Fix javadoc to allow Java 8 build.
>>
>> 2. Implement efficient 2-sample small sample exact KS.  I have found
>> a reference and started work on this.  The current default impl uses
>> Monte Carlo for relatively small samples and the convergence is poor,
>> leading to dubious results. I would really like to fix this.
>>
>> How about giving me until Friday before RCs start?  If I don't finish
>> neither is a blocker for 3.6.  Thanks for pushing this along.
> Sure. I'll wait until Friday.

Item 2 is now done.  I will keep slugging through the javadoc fixes,
but these are not blockers, so any time you want to start doing RCs
is fine by me.

Phil

>
> best regards,
> Luc
>
>> Phil
>>> best regards, Luc
>>>
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