[Numpy-discussion] Switching to nose test framework (was: NumpyTest problem)

Alan McIntyre alan.mcintyre@gmail....
Wed Jun 11 18:51:17 CDT 2008


On Wed, Jun 11, 2008 at 6:09 PM, Robert Kern <robert.kern@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 10, 2008 at 04:57, Stéfan van der Walt <stefan@sun.ac.za> wrote:
>> 2008/6/10 Alan McIntyre <alan.mcintyre@gmail.com>:
>>> Is the stuff Robert pointed out on a wiki page somewhere? It would be
>>> nice to have a "Welcome noob NumPy developer, here's how to do
>>> NumPy-specific development things," page. There may be such a page,
>>> but I just haven't stumbled across it yet.
>>
>> We could add this info the the `numpy` docstring; that way new users
>> will have it available without having to search the web.
>
> Build instructions don't really belong in docstrings. Put it in the
> README.txt or DEV_README.txt.

I agree; I'm far more likely to look at the READMEs than in module
docstrings for build/test instructions.


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