[Numpy-discussion] DVCS at PyCon

Ondrej Certik ondrej@certik...
Thu Apr 9 05:00:16 CDT 2009


On Wed, Apr 8, 2009 at 11:04 PM, David Cournapeau <cournape@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 8, 2009 at 3:34 AM, Ondrej Certik <ondrej@certik.cz> wrote:
>
>> Yes.
>
> Do you have any windows developers (I am sorry, I am not familiar at
> all with sympy)?

Not much.

>
> My main concern with git are:
>  - you may need the command line

Oh, definitely. What else? :)

>  - the index can be confusing (you can avoid learning it at first, but
> still some errors won't make sense before you get it).

Yes, but in fact the staging area (if this is what you mean) is in
every VCS, only it's hidden, except git, where it is made explicit.

>  - git is not discoverable (you need to read some documentation)

Yes, but "git help command" is very detailed most of the time.

>
> I tend to think those problems are not that big, and the concern
> raised on python ML way overblown - but I learned the tool, and I
> don't think anyone wants to alienate any numpy/scipy developer.

Which tool did you learn? Git?

Ondrej


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