[SciPy-dev] scipy.optimize.nonlin rewrite

Charles R Harris charlesr.harris@gmail....
Sun Nov 30 21:53:13 CST 2008


On Sun, Nov 30, 2008 at 8:32 PM, David Cournapeau <cournape@gmail.com>wrote:

> On Mon, Dec 1, 2008 at 7:10 AM, Stéfan van der Walt <stefan@sun.ac.za>
> wrote:
>
> >
> > Postponing a patch often leads to the author losing interest, and to
> > the patch never being applied.
>
> The patch should have been applied before. We are already in beta
> phase, a few days away from releasing scipy. I don't see the point of
> taking the time to do beta if we keep adding code, specially after the
> first beta. Also, rushing to add new code may lead to oversight some
> limitation, some API bug, etc...
>
>
Agree. The code seems to need extensive rework and it would be better to
take the time to get it right.

Chuck
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