[Numpy-discussion] GSOC 2010

Charles R Harris charlesr.harris@gmail....
Wed Oct 21 14:23:07 CDT 2009


On Wed, Oct 21, 2009 at 1:11 PM, <josef.pktd@gmail.com> wrote:

> On Wed, Oct 21, 2009 at 3:02 PM, Charles R Harris
> <charlesr.harris@gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi All,
> >
> > I don't feel that numpy/scipy did as well in GSOC 2009 as it could have.
> I
> > think this was mostly due to lack of preparation on our part, we weren't
> > ready when the students started showing up on the lists. So I would like
> to
> > put together a selection of suitable projects and corresponding mentors
> that
> > we could put on the wiki somewhere and advertise. Just to start things
> off,
> > here are two things that come to mind.
> >
> > Python 3k transition. I think it is time to start looking at this
> seriously.
> > Best of breed special functions in cython. These could be part of a
> separate
> > numpy extras package where code is restricted to C, Cython, and Python.
> >
> > Thoughts?
>
> for scipy: more stats, gsoc2009 went very well.
>
>
Yes, it seems so. I had the impression that planning for that project was
undertaken pretty early on with the involvement of Skipper. What exactly
*was* the history of that project and what can we learn from it?

Chuck
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