[SciPy-dev] SciPy Foundation
Mon Aug 3 12:33:27 CDT 2009
Thanks, Prabhu, this looks very promising! I look forward to your talk!
--- On Mon, 8/3/09, Prabhu Ramachandran <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> From: Prabhu Ramachandran <email@example.com>
> Subject: Re: [SciPy-dev] SciPy Foundation
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com
> Cc: "Scipy Users" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, "Astronomy Python" <email@example.com>, firstname.lastname@example.org
> Date: Monday, August 3, 2009, 10:20 AM
> On 07/31/09 22:36, Joe Harrington
> > About sixteen months ago, I launched the SciPy
> Documentation Project
> > and its Marathon. Dozens pitched in and now
> numpy docs are rapidly
> > approaching a professional level. The "pink
> wave" ("Needs Review"
> > status) is at 56% today! There is consensus
> among doc writers that
> > much of the rest can be labeled in the "unimportant"
> category, so
> > we're close to starting the review push (hold your
> fire, there is a
> > web site mod to be done first).
> > We're also nearing the end of the summer, and it's
> time to look ahead.
> > The path for docs is clear, but the path for SciPy is
> not. I think
> > our weakest area right now is organization of the
> project. There is
> > no consensus-based plan for improvement of the whole
> toward a stated
> > goal, no centralized coordination of work, and no
> funded work focused
> > on many of our weaknesses, notwithstanding my doc
> effort and what
> > Enthought does for code.
> Thank you for your efforts!
> I believe I will be able to help this effort in various
> ways over the
> next few years from India as part of a large government
> grant. I do not
> have the time to discuss it here at the moment but I will
> be at SciPy09
> and would love to discuss it there in person. I will
> also be talking
> briefly about our overall goals there. Specifically
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