[Numpy-discussion] {OT} Mailing trends

Vincent Davis vincent@vincentdavis....
Fri Aug 6 15:00:04 CDT 2010


On Fri, Aug 6, 2010 at 10:16 AM, <josef.pktd@gmail.com> wrote:

> On Fri, Aug 6, 2010 at 11:13 AM, Vincent Davis <vincent@vincentdavis.net>
> wrote:
> >
> > On Thu, Aug 5, 2010 at 2:55 PM, <josef.pktd@gmail.com> wrote:
> >>
> >> On Thu, Aug 5, 2010 at 3:43 PM, Gökhan Sever <gokhansever@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >> > Hello,
> >> > There is a nice e-mailing trend tool for Gmail users
> >> > at http://code.google.com/p/mail-trends/
> >> > It is a command line tool producing an html output showing your
> e-mailing
> >> > statistics. In my inbox, the following threads are highly ranked in
> the top
> >> > threads section.
> >> >
> >> > [Numpy-discussion] Announcing toydist, improving distribution and
> packaging
> >> > situation
> >> > [SciPy-Dev] scipy.stats
> >> > [Numpy-discussion] curious about how people would feel about moving to
> >> > github
> >> >
> >> > Just out of curiosity, are there any mailing trends (top threads, top
> >> > posters, etc...) provided for the Python related mailing archives?
> >> > Share your comments please.
> >>
> >> I only know the top poster statistics for googlegroups
> >>
> >> http://groups.google.ca/group/scipy-user/about?hl=en
> >>
> >> but numpy-discussion and scipy-dev are not on google groups
> >>
> >
> > Is scipy-user a google group or just mirrored?
>
> just mirrored, original is on scipy.org
>
> >
> > As a side note or idea I was playing with trying to search for each
> function/module in the archive as a way to rank/prioritize what
> documentation may need improvement.
> > For example searching
> http://groups.google.ca/group/scipy-user/about?hl=en
> > 38 results for randint*
> > 6,950 results for optimize*
> > Of course there are many reasons an it just might be popular in example
> code and not really the question in the post.
>
> I didn't know adding stars works:
> 12,600 results for *stats*
> 120  results for *stats* bug
>




> I would guess that the most popular functions are also the ones that
> are the best documented (or they are popular because they have the
> least obvious API).
>
> This is cool.
http://groups.google.ca/advanced_search?q=

So the google group is just a mirror of the mailman list?

I was thinking this might be valid way to prioritize the documentation (if
one wanted to do such a thing)
1; the documentation is poor, or there is no example (based on a quick
look)
2; prioritize based on hits in the mail list.

Vincent


(for example I didn't find much on ttest,  too obvious ? except for a
> possible enhancement/addition
>
> http://groups.google.ca/group/scipy-user/browse_thread/thread/bc3c36f8908a20af/a85a5d6b7d457436?hl=en&lnk=gst&q=t_test*#a85a5d6b7d457436
> )
>
> Josef
>
> >
> > Vincent
> >>
> >> Josef
> >>
> >>
> >> > --
> >> > Gökhan
> >> >
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