[IPython-dev] roadmap for IPython.zmq.parallel

Fernando Perez fperez.net@gmail....
Tue Dec 28 11:00:38 CST 2010


On Tue, Dec 28, 2010 at 7:25 AM, Barry Wark <barrywark@gmail.com> wrote:
> Thank you both for your comments. It sounds like we will keep a very
> close eye on the zmq.parallel work—and contribute where we can—but it
> may be a little premature (risk-averse mananger talking now) to plan a
> project with a dependency on it. Error handling (and reporting) is
> going to be a big issue since we're letting users create both the
> workflow and the code that gets executed. Matlab's parallel computing
> toolbox is not a shinning example of an API, but they have done some
> nice work with error reporting; it may be a useful inspriration and
> perhaps something we could contribute. The zmq.parallel

Perfectly wise and sensible decision at this point, I think.  The zmq
machinery is both fun to use and very well thought out, but there's a
lot of new wheels in motion there, so I'm sure it will take some time
before we reign it all in.  Your participation will be great to have.

> I will certainly look into nipy more closely. Thanks for the
> suggestion, Fernando.
>
> Happy Holidays to all,

Likewise!

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