gensim v3.8.3 Release Notes

Release Date: 2020-05-03 // over 2 years ago
  • ๐Ÿฑ โš ๏ธ 3.8.x will be the last gensim version to support Py2.7. Starting with 4.0.0, gensim will only support Py3.5 and above

    3.8.3, 2020-05-03

    ๐Ÿ›  This is primarily a bugfix release to bring back Py2.7 compatibility to gensim 3.8.

    ๐Ÿฑ ๐Ÿ”ด Bug fixes

    • Bring back Py27 support (PR #2812, @mpenkov)
    • ๐Ÿ›  Fix wrong version reported by setup.py (Issue #2796)
    • ๐Ÿ›  Fix missing C extensions (Issues #2794 and #2802)

    ๐Ÿฑ ๐Ÿ‘ Improvements

    ๐Ÿฑ ๐Ÿ“š Tutorial and doc improvements

    ๐Ÿš€ โš ๏ธ Deprecations (will be removed in the next major release)

    โœ‚ Remove

    • gensim.models.FastText.load_fasttext_format: use load_facebook_vectors to load embeddings only (faster, less CPU/memory usage, does not support training continuation) and load_facebook_model to load full model (slower, more CPU/memory intensive, supports training continuation)
    • gensim.models.wrappers.fasttext (obsoleted by the new native gensim.models.fasttext implementation)
    • gensim.examples
    • gensim.nosy
    • gensim.scripts.word2vec_standalone
    • gensim.scripts.make_wiki_lemma
    • gensim.scripts.make_wiki_online
    • gensim.scripts.make_wiki_online_lemma
    • gensim.scripts.make_wiki_online_nodebug
    • gensim.scripts.make_wiki (all of these obsoleted by the new native gensim.scripts.segment_wiki implementation)

    - "deprecated" functions and attributes

    ๐Ÿšš Move

    • gensim.scripts.make_wikicorpus โžก gensim.scripts.make_wiki.py
    • gensim.summarization โžก gensim.models.summarization
    • gensim.topic_coherence โžก gensim.models._coherence
    • gensim.utils โžก gensim.utils.utils (old imports will continue to work)
    • gensim.parsing.* โžก gensim.utils.text_utils