[SciPy-dev] Scipy workflow (and not tools).

Ondrej Certik ondrej@certik...
Thu Feb 26 01:39:41 CST 2009


On Wed, Feb 25, 2009 at 11:21 PM, Brian Granger <ellisonbg.net@gmail.com> wrote:
> Neil,
>
> Thanks for speaking up!  I think there are *many* people in your
> situation, including myself - I too am mostly a silent watcher of
> SciPy and I would be much more likely to contribute if the things you
> list were a part of the Scipy development culture:
>
> * Tests
> * Code review
> * Documentation
> * Good tools and workflow.
>
> I think it is an unproven myth that these things are "barriers" for
> people who want to write code.  In most cases that I have seen, these
> things *encourage* new people to contribute to a project and greatly
> improve the quality of the code being written by newbies and veteran's
> alike.

Yep, I count myself in that group too.

Ondrej


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