[SciPy-dev] skype call agenda points

Ralf Gommers ralf.gommers@googlemail....
Tue Jul 14 00:30:25 CDT 2009


On Mon, Jul 13, 2009 at 5:34 PM, <d_l_goldsmith@yahoo.com> wrote:

>
> Hi, Ralf, thanks for your thoughts - I hope you don't mind that I'm
> replying via the list: I didn't see anything in the email that looked like
> it should be kept private, and perhaps more people will participate if they
> see what and how much is on the agenda! :-)


Don't mind at all, I assumed you would send out the agenda with these points
included anyway.

>
>
> All your agenda items look good - not that I'd reject any of 'em, I see
> these things as open discussions, so all scipy-dev subscriber's concerns are
> fair game at these Skypecons.  Also, thanks for RSVP-ing in the positive;
> others: please follow Ralf's example in that regard if you can.  I have some
> comments on the items I'll give below, so here let me just remind everyone
> of the time: tomorrow, Tues. July 14, 18:00 UTC (an hour and a day earlier
> than usual).
>
> --- On Mon, 7/13/09, Ralf Gommers <ralf.gommers@googlemail.com> wrote:
>
> > Here are some thoughts on what to talk about during the
> > call tomorrow. I should be able to make it.
> >
> > - we're getting close to being done with Milestones
> > accessible to contributors without in-depth knowledge of
> > NumPy
>
> Awesome, thanks for pointing this out.
>
> > - how to get the specialized Milestones doc'ed (i.e.
> > ctypes, ufuncs, numpy internals,...)
>
> Well, I'll be acquiring "in-depth" knowledge as needed, but I certainly
> hope I don't have to do 'em all.
>
> > - what is next, scipy reference or numpy user guide, or
> > both?
>
> Open to discussion.
>
> > - SciPy Milestones page needs to be done
>
> Yup.
>
> > - note, scipy has 3000 docstrings, it took us >1 year to
> > do 1000 for numpy. how to ever get scipy done?
>
> Well, part of the reason it took so long is 'cause the Marathon stalled
> when the summer hired position terminated; I won't presume there's a
> causation there, but it certainly suggests that if Joe and I (mostly Joe)
> can secure long term funding, then the work can progress more continuously.


that would be great.


>
>
> > - review system, at least should show who reviewed what
> > docstring in the Log
>
> Agreed.
>
> Talk to you tomorrow, and again, thanks!
>
> DG
>
> PS: The other reminder - the "category" of the week is to make sure
> functions w/ nan equivalents are well-documented in that respect.
>
> > Cheers,
> > Ralf
> >
> >
> >
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