[SciPy-dev] [SciPy-User] SciPy Foundation

Robert Kern robert.kern@gmail....
Fri Jul 31 16:13:48 CDT 2009


On Fri, Jul 31, 2009 at 16:04, Joe Harrington<jh@physics.ucf.edu> wrote:
> Robert wrote:
>> On Fri, Jul 31, 2009 at 12:06, Joe Harrington<jh@physics.ucf.edu> wrote:
>> > Enthought appears to have code covered by virtue of
>> > having hired Travis, Robert, etc.;
>
>> Eh, what? We work on numpy and scipy in our spare time, just like
>> everyone else. There are rare occasions when a client wants to fund a
>> particular feature, or we need to fix a bug in the course of our work,
>> but that's a far cry from having "code covered".
>
> Then please accept my profusest apologies!  Eric mentioned to me that
> Enthough had paid significantly for scipy development and I thought
> that meant a portion of developers' time.  Perhaps this was just in
> the past.

Still do; it's just not part of our daily duties and is usually
focused on what we need, not general maintenance. Not to mention the
infrastructure support.

-- 
Robert Kern

"I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless
enigma that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as
though it had an underlying truth."
  -- Umberto Eco


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