[SciPy-dev] a modest proposal for technology previews

David Cournapeau david@ar.media.kyoto-u.ac...
Mon Nov 3 22:59:32 CST 2008


David Cournapeau wrote:
>
> There are basically two key differences between scikits and scipy for
> new code:
>     - in scipy, it is always built, thus the author package does not
> have to deal with release process
>     - if in scipy, for the reason above, it can be easily distributable.
> You can just say: get scipy, and you will be guaranteed to get this code.
>
> I don't think the solution is to get the code in scipy either. The
> solution is to solve the problems above for scikits: ideally, there
> would be an automated process to regularly build tarballs/releases, and
> something to get the code.
Sorry, this should read "and something to build the package".

David


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