[Numpy-discussion] Willing to contribute to SciPy & NumPy ...

Christopher Barker Chris.Barker@noaa....
Thu Mar 31 15:29:23 CDT 2011


On 3/31/11 12:04 PM, Anthony Scopatz wrote:
>     A good place to get started is helping out with documentation (see
>     http://docs.scipy.org/numpy/Front%20Page/).
>
>
> Actually, according to the Jacob Kaplan-Moss's talk at PyCon this year
> (http://pycon.blip.tv/file/4881071/)

Nice talk -- thanks for the link.

> (with which I am inclined to agree), documentation is probably not the
> best way to get started.

I agree as well. However, I think newbies can be a great help in 
identifying holes in the documentation -- so when documentation is 
missing or unclear, ask here, and then you'll have something to contribute.

-Chris

> Do check out the developer zone, maybe search the the open tickets and
> see if there are any bugs you want to tackle.
> Maybe write some tests for untested code you find.

Good ideas as well, of course.

-Chris



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