[SciPy-Dev] scipy.stats

David Goldsmith d.l.goldsmith@gmail....
Tue Jun 1 14:47:59 CDT 2010


2010/6/1 Stéfan van der Walt <stefan@sun.ac.za>

> 2010/6/1 Stéfan van der Walt <stefan@sun.ac.za>:
> >> 0) No one has disputed that we have (and have had for some amount of
> time,
> >> i.e., it didn't go into affect yesterday) a standing policy that new
> code
> >> submissions are supposed to have passing tests and a Standard-compliant
> >> docstring *before* being checked-in, and
> >
> > We have had many discussions around unit testing and code review, but
> > the fact is that there is no such policy.  Whether that should change
> > or not is another question.
>
> Looks like I read your message too hastily.  I meant to comment on a
> policy surrounding addition of tests and code review.
>
> By the way, you'll notice that we have *guidelines*, not policy.  I
> think that this is an important indicator of the way that SciPy
> development takes place (we agree by consensus and help each other
> out, rather than enforcing restrictions).
>
> If our guidelines may be modified to benefit one another so that we
> may all enjoy working on SciPy, that would be a good thing.
>
> Regards
> Stéfan
>

Thanks, Stéfan.  So, we don't have a policy (or even a guideline that I
could see) addressing minimum requirements code must meet before check-in -
my apologies to all, and especially Travis.

DG
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